John Wooden Global Leadership Awards
 

The 2018 John Wooden Global Leadership Awards

 

November 29, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

Raleigh Studios, Sound Stage #14
5300 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA 90038

HONORING
REED HASTINGS
FOUNDER AND CEO, NETFLIX

Featuring a discussion moderated by

SUSAN WOJCICKI (’98)
CEO, YouTube
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2018 John Wooden Global Leadership Honoree

 

Reed Hastings co-founded Netflix in 1997. In 1991, he founded Pure Software, which made tools for software developers. After a 1995 IPO and several acquisitions, Pure was acquired by Rational Software in 1997. Hastings is an active educational philanthropist and served on the California State Board of Education from 2000 to 2004. He is currently on the board of several educational organizations, including KIPP, Pahara and the City Fund. Hastings is also a board member of Facebook, and was on the board of Microsoft from 2007 to 2012. He received his B.A. from Bowdoin College in 1983 and an MSCS in artificial intelligence from Stanford University in 1988. Between Bowdoin and Stanford, Hastings served in the Peace Corps as a high school math teacher in Swaziland. He is married with two children.

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Reed Hastings

Founder and CEO, Netflix

 

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