Reed Hastings (Education)

Co-Founder Of Netflix

Undergraduate Education: Mathematics
Graduate Education: Computer Science

Hastings studied at Bowdoin College where he was a mathematics major. During his undergrad Hastings was well known and respected within the math department. Hastings was a peer tutor and was awarded the Smyth Prize for receiving the highest grades in mathematics courses. After graduating Hastings joined the Peace Corps where he was a teacher in Swaziland. After his travels abroad Hastings returned home to America where he enrolled at Stanford University and completed his masters degree in computer science. After Stanford, Hastings developed his first company called Pure Software.