How rich is Reed Hastings?
Reed Hastings Net Worth:
|Birth date:||October 8, 1960|
|Birth place:||Boston, Massachusetts, United States|
|Education:||Stanford University (1988), Bowdoin College (1983)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Reed Hastings net worth, wiki & biography:
Netflix CEO and co-founder Reed Hastings has an estimated net worth of $840 million. Born Wilmot Reed Hastings Jr. on October 8, 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts, he was a mathematics major at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine and received his bachelors degree in 1983. In 1981, he won the mathematics department’s Smyth Prize, while in 1983, he won the Hammond Prize. He holds an M.S.C.S. degree that he earned from Stanford University.
Reed Hastings Net Worth $840 Million
From its inception in October 1991, Hastings used to serve as the CEO of Pure Atria Software, a maker of the software development tools. Nevertheless, in 1997, it was acquired by Rational Software Corporation. Since 1998 when he co-founded Netflix with Marc Randolph, he served as the CEO of the on-line DVD rental service. He was also part of Microsoft. It was pronounced on March 26, 2007 he had been elected to its board of directors. Currently, Rational also serves on the board of directors for the Facebook Social Network by Mark Zuckerberg. Reed is active in education philanthropy and politics. Reed is a strong advocate of charter schools where public elementary or secondary schools were publicly funded.