's board of directors next month.
Here are some biographical details on him:
NAME: Reed Hastings
TITLE: Founder, CEO and chairman, Netflix Inc.
EDUCATION: B.A., mathematics, Bowdoin, 1983; M.S., computer science, Stanford, 1988.
CAREER: CEO of Pure Atria Software, maker of software development tools, 1991-1997. Founded Netflix in 1997, CEO since September 1998.
BOARD MEMBERSHIPS: Netflix Inc. (1997-present), Facebook Inc. (2011-present), Microsoft Corp. (2007- Nov. 28, 2012).
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS: In Peace Corps as high school math teacher in Swaziland before attending Stanford.