Lessons from Netflix, Ted Sarandos & Reed Hastings — Part I

From Founders to Content and Scale

Jake Batsuuri
May 25, 2020 · 20 min read

Ted Sarandos

Scale of Netflix

“One of the indicators of (your) genius is how many people try to copy you.”

Figure 1: Total Netflix Subscriptions
Figure 2: US Subsriptions
Figure 3: Total number of people with access to Netflix in the US

“On a scale of 0 to America, how free are you tonight?”

Figure 4: Revenue and Budget Comparison Netflix and WHO
Figure 5: Employee Count vs Revenue
Figure 6: Produced Titles By Netflix, Orange Values are extrapolated
Figure 7: Netflix Board and Management
Figure 8: Executive Team Salaries and Incentives in millions
Figure 9: Average Entertainment Salaries US

Side Note

Reed Hastings

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This post is part of a series of stories that explores the business of streaming:1. Lessons from NETFLIX - Part I
From Founders to Content and Scale
2. Lessons from NETFLIX - Part II
From Technology to Market

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