Reed Hastings   DEMOCRAT

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Founder, chief executive officer, president and chairman of the board, of Netflix

Possible candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles ( )

Serves on the Board of Directors for Microsoft Corp.

Founded Pure Software.

Active in educational philanthropy and politics.

Founding member of, Aspire Public Schools, Pacific Collegiate School, and

Led the successful drive in 1998 for a stronger charter school law.

Member of Technology Network (TechNet), where he served as CEO for a year.

In 2000, he joined with the California Teachers' Association, Governor Gray Davis, John Doerr, and others to win the battle for easier passage of local school construction bonds.

Served as President of the California State Board of Education for two terms under Gray Davis.

Although Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger nominated Hastings to serve for another term, the California State Legislature rejected him in January of 2005.

Last edited by gdicaro on Aug. 14, 2007

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