An entertaining and accessible profile of business leader Reed Hastings, the driving force behind Netflix
Global Business Visionaries -- Reed Hastings
Reed Hastings is one of the world's foremost business leaders. As co-founder, chairman and CEO of Netflix, he has built it into one of the biggest media and entertainment companies on the planet, with an estimated personal net worth of $3.6 billion. A notable philanthropist, he also serves on the boards of Facebook and a number of non-profit organisations.
This concise but detailed biography provides an overview of Hastings' career trajectory, providing insights into why he is such a successful business person. It also covers his unique management style, what is he like as a person and the biggest mistakes he has made along the way, revealing why he decided to take Netflix from a business that dealt with products (rental DVDs) to a technology company that focuses on streaming. And it looks to what the future may bring for him and his ventures. Aspirational and positive, it is perfect for readers who want a short, accessible read about a global business visionary.