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COMPANY CASE Netflix: Disintermediator or Disintermediated? PRESENTED BY: DANIEL RICARDO ORDOÑEZ 201312625 MARIA LUCIA PACHON 201311104 YALILE KATHERIN ROA 201313192 THE SABANA´S UNIVERSITY BUSSINESS ADMINISTRATION MARKETING GROUP 1.2 2015 1. BACKGRAUND Netflix is a company that was created from the need generated by getting movies to watch from the comfort of the house, although at that time the companies who led this market were Blockbuster and Redbox , but to get them you had to approach a local Blockbuster or go a supermarket or store nearby where a dispenser Redbox addition these had a specific time to be returned, if not met you could have a fine is found, Netflix identify these weaknesses in them and…show more content…
Hastings was born on 8th October 1960 in Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated in 1978 from Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge. After high school he sold vacuum cleaners door to door for almost a year. He attended Bowdin College where he majored in mathematics and gained the Smyth Prize and Hammond Prize in 1981 and 1983. He joined the Peace Corps for some time where he built on his risk-taking spirit. After his return from the Peace Corps he enrolled into Stanford University and graduated with a master degree in computer science in 1988. * Mc Carthy Mr. William Barry McCarthy, Jr. is the Director of Wealthfront Inc. Previously, Mr. McCarthy served as the Chief Financial Officer at Netflix from 1999-2010. At this firm, he was responsible for financial and legal affairs. Prior to this firm, Mr. McCarthy spent six years as the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Music Choice. He has also held several positions at Credit Suisse First Boston where he worked with venture capital-backed and LBO investments. Mr. McCarthy also serves as a Director on the Boards of Chegg and Pandora. He earned a B.A. degree from Williams College and an M.B.A. degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. * *

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