TechNet Congratulates Netflix CEO

Home » TechNet Congratulates Netflix CEO

TechNet Congratulates Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on Being Named Businsessperson of the Year by Fortune Magazine

Palo, Alto, CA – TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today congratulated Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and TechNet member on being named this week as “businessperson of the year” by Fortune Magazine.  Mr. Hastings served as TechNet CEO in the late 1990s.

“Reed Hastings is without a doubt one of America’s most visionary business leaders and we at TechNet are proud to be associated with him,” said Rey Ramsey, President and CEO of TechNet. “We congratulate Reed on this terrific honor in being named the top businessperson of the year by Fortune.  Reed’s record in bringing Netflix from a creative idea to one of the nation’s great companies is indeed groundbreaking and signifies the best of our nation’s entrepreneurial spirit and creativity.  During his tenure as CEO of TechNet, Reed’s passion and vision were clear in developing strong innovation policies in the areas of education, R&D, immigration reform and many others to grow our economy and make us more globally competitive.”

Other TechNet executives named on the list include: Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple; Mark Zuckerburg, CEO of Facebook; Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle; Jeff Bezos, President and CEO of Amazon; Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google; Marc Benioff, Chairman and CEO of Salesforce and Reid Hoffman, founder and executive Chairman of LinkedIn

About TechNet:

TechNet is the national, bipartisan network of CEOs that promotes the growth of technology industries and the economy by building long-term relationships between technology leaders and policymakers and by advocating a targeted policy agenda. TechNet’s members represent more than one million employees in the fields of information technology, biotechnology, e-commerce and finance. TechNet has offices in Washington, DC, Palo Alto, Sacramento, Seattle, Boston and Austin. Web address: You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter at @technetupdate.

Contact: Jim Hock, (202) 463-0013 x202 moc.364null@kcoh.mij