Ted Sarandos has led content acquisition for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years' experience in home entertainment, Ted is recognized in the industry as an innovator in film acquisition and distribution.
Before Netflix, Ted was an executive at video distributor ETD and Video City / West Coast Video.
He also serves on the Film Advisory Board for Tribeca and Los Angeles Film Festival, the retail advisory board for the Digital Entertainment Group and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Ted is married to U.S. Ambassador Nicole Avant and has two children.
Chief Content Officer
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Jan 5, 2015
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