WeAreNetflix

Netflix

Netflix employees talking about work and life at Netflix, hosted by Netflix Senior Software Engineer Lyle Troxell.

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Let's be real: being a parent and/or care giver is a full time job in of itself. Hear from working parents at Netflix about their personal experiences and how they support one another.

Nov 2

26 min 39 sec

Remember pop singer Vitamin C whose hit song "Graduation" might have made you cry at your graduation? Well she works at Netflix now, leading the creative music direction for your favorite Netflix films and series! On this episode of the WeAreNetflix podcast, we dive into unique career paths of Netflix employees and their advice on how to be unconventionally successful.

Sep 23

24 min 42 sec

In this special season of the WeAreNetflix Podcast, our host, Lyle Troxell, chats with Netflix colleagues from around the globe on various topics about Netflix's workplace culture. In this episode, we focus on feedback. Openness to feedback is one of the signature aspects of Netflix’s culture.

Jul 27

27 min 21 sec

Over the last year, Netflix’s TikTok following grew by 10.5 million people -- more than any other brand. On this episode of WeAreNetflix, we talk to Gena-mour, Jimena and Kelli who manage Netflix’s TikTok accounts for the U.K, Latin America and the United States, discussing how they use TikTok to engage with fans of Netflix’s films and series.

Apr 29

30 min 6 sec

Kicking off Season 4 of the WeAreNetflix Podcast are William Horberg (Executive Producer of The Queen’s Gambit) and Blair Fetter (Director of Original Series at Netflix) for an inside look on the creative partnership between Netflix and The Queen's Gambit producers to bring this beloved series to life.

Jan 16

47 min 6 sec

In any given year, India produces more movies than any other nation on earth -- hundreds more than the United States even. On this episode of the We Are Netflix podcast, we’re joined by Monika Shergill, Vice President of Content at Netflix India, and Srishti Arya, Director of Original Film at Netflix India. They paint a picture of the robust film and television industry in India, including Netflix’s participation in it.

Dec 2020

38 min 17 sec

Noelle Green, Director of Production Management, explains the initiative to increase representation and diversity in Netflix’s productions through its program called ION (Inclusion, Outreach, and Networking).

Nov 2020

19 min 34 sec

Recorded prior to Covid-19, a behind the scenes look at Netflix’s efforts around building a studio in the cloud, with a focus on both Netflix’s production and post-production application efforts including studio media management.

Sep 2020

32 min 32 sec

Co-CEO Reed Hastings discusses his new book, No Rules Rules (co-written by culture expert Erin Meyer), which pulls back the curtain on Netflix’s work culture including his thoughts on the first days of Netflix, how candor leads to excellence, streaming competition, and reflections on the infamous Qwikster decision. Visit norulesrules.com to get your copy today!

Sep 2020

37 min 53 sec

In Part 2, Vernā Myers (Head of Inclusion) and Wade Davis (Vice President of Inclusion) explore what it will take to create an anti-racist organization at Netflix, and the implications for hiring, leadership, and company culture.

Aug 2020

29 min 3 sec

In part one of this two-part series, Vernā Myers (Head of Inclusion at Netflix) and Wade Davis (Vice President of Inclusion) discuss the effects of anti-Blackness, the importance of recognizing racial inequities in the workplace and helping employees to understand their role in ending those disparities.

Aug 2020

45 min 19 sec

Vice President of Original Series Andy Weil and Director of Product Innovation Carla Engelbrecht discuss how content and product worked together to launch Interactive Storytelling at Netflix. Using Bandersnatch as a case study, they pull back the curtain on the software they had to create, how it required more than 110 rounds of editing, and what’s next in the space of interactive for Netflix.

Apr 2020

46 min 50 sec

Creative Production at Netflix is a bit like air traffic control for a piece of content landing on the service. Whether it is subtitles, dubbing, tagging, trailers, imagery, marketing assets, and more - creative production is truly the intersection of content, marketing, and product. Rochelle King, Vice President of the team, discusses how being a leader means making as few decisions as possible, leaving Netflix for Spotify and then coming back, and what type of skills they look for as they grow creative production on a global scale.

Feb 2020

38 min 12 sec

After 18 years of being at Netflix and growing from a team of 1 to more than 650, David Hyman - General Counsel for Netflix - discusses what risk and innovation on the legal team looks like, what qualities they look for when hiring, and just what happened with that Stranger Things cease and desist letter.

Jan 2020

40 min 31 sec

Thiago Lopes, Vice President of Marketing for Brazil, discusses Netflix’s marketing strategy and how autonomy and decision-making works regionally in a global company.

Jan 2020

33 min 15 sec

Jinah Kim (Director of Marketing, Korea) and Minyoung Kim (Director of Content, Korea) join us to discuss Netflix’s growth in Korea, the journey from script to screen with the Netflix original Kingdom, and how inclusion and diversity differs in Korea.

Dec 2019

54 min 5 sec

In part 2 of our special episodes highlighting Netflix Animation, we focus on the Netflix Animation studio featuring our head of character animation, James Baxter, and Netflix animation studio creative director, Phil Rynda.

Dec 2019

35 min 38 sec

In a special two part series focusing on Netflix Animation, we reveal what’s on the horizon for Netflix in the Animation space. In episode 1 we have Melissa Cobb, head of Original Animation, and Mike Moon, head of Adult Animation, discuss what it is like to be a creative executive and their experiences working at Netflix.

Nov 2019

44 min 59 sec

Bela Bajaria, Netflix’s Vice President of International Originals, discusses her journey from an assistant to content executive, what’s on the horizon for Netflix original content outside of the United States, and how the Netflix culture allows writers and showrunners to let their creative visions thrive.

Sep 2019

33 min 2 sec

Director of EU Public Policy, Marzena Rembowski, discusses as we grow within Europe, how our business interacts with governments and how these decisions impact and shape the broader ecosystem of Netflix as a company.

Jul 2019

38 min 2 sec

Carmen Verrier, Director of Marketing for Benelux & Nordics and Jacek Ambrosiewicz Marketing Manager with a focus on Poland and Romania, discuss their experiences working at Netflix, promoting our original titles, and the challenges of emerging markets.

Jul 2019

43 min

Business Development at Netflix is not just about deals - it is about building partnerships that are mutually beneficial. Vice President of Business Development, Maria Ferreras, discusses business development partnerships within the EMEA region, including Telefonica and Sky and why she chose to join Netflix after 10 years working for Google and YouTube.

Jun 2019

44 min 11 sec

Taito Okiura, Director of International Originals - Anime and John Derderian, Director of Content - Japan discuss content strategy in Japan and what’s to come for Netflix.

May 2019

25 min 22 sec

In a special live taping for the WeAreNetflix podcast, Dr. Brené Brown (Research Professor at the University of Houston and author of five #1 NYT best-sellers) and Vernā Myers (Head of Inclusion and Diversity at Netflix) have a candid conversation about the difference between perfectionism versus striving for excellence and how embracing vulnerability is necessary to create an inclusive and diverse work environment.

Apr 2019

46 min 8 sec

Netflix’s Chief Product Officer Greg Peters discusses his 10-year career at Netflix, his management style, and the many innovations his team is working on, from Netflix’s recommendation system to its video streaming process, user interface, and new tools for creating original shows and movies.

Mar 2019

34 min 14 sec

Maria Kazandjieva who manages Cadmium, our web video player and Valerie Balcom, a senior software engineer on the TV UI Application, discuss working in engineering at Netflix and what it takes to thrive in the Netflix culture.

Feb 2019

45 min 10 sec

Creative Executive, Tahirah Gooden, discusses her role in making Netflix Original Films go from script to screen, the importance of representation, and what's on the horizon in the film space.

Feb 2019

38 min 32 sec

Meet the teams that aim to provide an uninterrupted Netflix experience! Haley Tucker from Resilience Engineering and Aaron Blohowiak from Demand Engineering discuss Chaos Engineering, High Availability and how they create a reliable system out of inherently unreliable parts.

Feb 2019

50 min 57 sec

PR Directors Lindsay Colker and Don Halcombe discuss what it is like working on the Netflix Publicity team, their approach to hiring, and how the Netflix culture has shaped their personal and professional lives.

Dec 2018

30 min 11 sec

Director of Marketing for Germany, Felix Pace, and Manager of Marketing Production for Northern Europe, Junis Lampert, discuss their journey to Netflix, their experience with the culture, and the work they are doing for the German market.

Nov 2018

33 min 11 sec

Product and Motion Designers Alex Bronkie and Michaela Tedore discuss working on the Netflix Product Design team and how they create experiences that help over a hundred million global members discover what to watch.

Oct 2018

40 min 24 sec

Hiring, firing, managing, and freedom and responsibility. Julie Pitt and Faisal Siddiqi discuss improving our infrastructure around new technologies and empowering data scientists to use their machine learnings models to make Netflix better every day.

Jul 2018

53 min 43 sec

Senior Software Engineers, Filip Paun and Bertrand Mollinier Toublet discuss working on the Streaming Security team at Netflix, being let go and coming back, and culture at Netflix.

Jun 2018

32 min 1 sec

Netflix recruiters Chrissy Running and Mike Jones discuss the hiring process at Netflix; diversity, freedom and responsibility, compensation, vacation, and more. A lively and fun conversation with Lyle Troxell and Michael Paulson.

May 2018

57 min 28 sec

Senior Software Engineers Jessica Berglund and Jordanna Kwok speak about working on the Netflix iOS App, what ABTests are like, about their team, and more about working at Netflix.

Mar 2018

1 hr