Ted Sarandos Talks Netflix Boom and Greek Heritage

Ted SarandosWe caught up with Netflix’s content mastermind, Ted Sarandos, to discuss the online network’s rapid expansion as well as his company’s nine Golden Globe nominations.

Ted Sarandos, a Greek-American whose family hails from the Greek island of Samos, has been credited as the visionary executive who reshaped how, when, and where we watch entertainment.

Sarandos’ strategy for Netflix over the past years included a push to create original content on the streaming service, which has since led to many critically and commercially successful shows as well as expand the company’s presence around the globe.

The Greek-American has been in charge of Netflix’s content acquisition since 2000.