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Bio info on Hastings, leaving Microsoft's board


Netflix CEO Reed Hastings is stepping down from Microsoft's board of directors next month.

Here are some biographical details on him:

NAME: Reed Hastings

AGE: 51

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.


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