WeAreNetflix

WeAreNetflix Podcast

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

Building a Studio in the Cloud
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....

No Rules Rules: Co-CEO Reed Hastings on his new book about Netflix’s Culture
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!...


Addressing Anti-Black Racism and Promoting Allyship in the Workplace
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....

Interactive Storytelling at Netflix
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....

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Creative Production at Netflix
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 pr...


Legal at Netflix
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....

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S2: Netflix Brazil
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....

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S2: Netflix Korea
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....

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S2: Animation at Netflix, Part 2
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....

S2: Animation at Netflix
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....

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S2: Local Language Content at Netflix
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....


International Original Content at Netflix
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....

S2: EU Public Policy at Netflix
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....


S2: Business Development and Partnerships at Netflix
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....

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S2: Anime at Netflix
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....

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S2: Brené Brown and Vernā Myers Discuss Inclusion and Diversity
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....


S2: Brené Brown and Vernā Myers Discuss Inclusion and Diversity
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....

S2: Netflix Product
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....

S2: Netflix Product
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....


S2: Recruiting at Netflix
Vice President of Talent Acquisition Nellie Peshkov and Recruiter Kim Taylor discuss Netflix’s unique approach to recruitment, what they look for in candidates, and the importance of inclusion and diversity when it comes to recruiting....

S2: Recruiting at Netflix
Vice President of Talent Acquisition Nellie Peshkov and Recruiter Kim Taylor discuss Netflix’s unique approach to recruitment, what they look for in candidates, and the importance of inclusion and diversity when it comes to recruiting....

Web Video and TV UI Engineering
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....


S1: Web Video and TV UI Engineering
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....

S1: Web Video and TV UI Engineering
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....

Science and Analytics Supporting Physical Production
Manager of Studio Growth Science and Analytics, Jen Walraven, discusses using data to support the operational and logistical side of production, and how this supports content creators at Netflix in bringing their ideas to life around the world....


S1: Science and Analytics Supporting Physical Production
Manager of Studio Growth Science and Analytics, Jen Walraven, discusses using data to support the operational and logistical side of production, and how this supports content creators at Netflix in bringing their ideas to life around the world....

S1: Science and Analytics Supporting Physical Production
Manager of Studio Growth Science and Analytics, Jen Walraven, discusses using data to support the operational and logistical side of production, and how this supports content creators at Netflix in bringing their ideas to life around the world....

Original Films at Netflix
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....


S1: Original Films at Netflix
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....

S1: Original Films at Netflix
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....

Product Creative at Netflix
The compelling images, video, and text, that help you decide what to watch on Netflix are created by Megan Imbres’ team. Megan, Director of Product Creative, discusses her journey at Netflix from marketing to product, how she runs her team, and how these creative assets are conceptualized, created, and ultimately emerge on the Netflix product....


S1: Product Creative at Netflix
The compelling images, video, and text, that help you decide what to watch on Netflix are created by Megan Imbres’ team. Megan, Director of Product Creative, discusses her journey at Netflix from marketing to product, how she runs her team, and how these creative assets are conceptualized, created, and ultimately emerge on the Netflix product....

S1: Product Creative at Netflix
The compelling images, video, and text, that help you decide what to watch on Netflix are created by Megan Imbres’ team. Megan, Director of Product Creative, discusses her journey at Netflix from marketing to product, how she runs her team, and how these creative assets are conceptualized, created, and ultimately emerge on the Netflix product....

Chaos Engineering at Netflix
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....


S1: Chaos Engineering at Netflix
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....

S1: Chaos Engineering at Netflix
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....

HR Physical Production
Production HR Leaders Lisa Collins and Darren Chiappetta discuss what it's like to provide HR support to Netflix productions, and help to create a safe and thriving work environment....


Publicity at Netflix
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....

S1: Publicity at Netflix
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....

S1: Publicity at Netflix
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....


Netflix EMEA: Marketing for Germany
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....

S1: Netflix EMEA: Marketing for Germany
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....

S1: Netflix EMEA: Marketing for Germany
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....


Design Thinking at Netflix
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....

S1: Design Thinking at Netflix
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....

S1: Design Thinking at Netflix
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....


Post Production at Netflix
Director of Worldwide Post Production, Sean Cooney, and Talent Acquisition partner Talia Williams chat about the unique process and challenges of growing strong global support for Post Production at Netflix....

S1: Post Production at Netflix
Director of Worldwide Post Production, Sean Cooney, and Talent Acquisition partner Talia Williams chat about the unique process and challenges of growing strong global support for Post Production at Netflix....

S1: Post Production at Netflix
Director of Worldwide Post Production, Sean Cooney, and Talent Acquisition partner Talia Williams chat about the unique process and challenges of growing strong global support for Post Production at Netflix....


Machine Learning Infrastructure at Netflix
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....

S1: Machine Learning Infrastructure at Netflix
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....

S1: Machine Learning Infrastructure at Netflix
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....


Streaming Security at Netflix
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....

S1: Streaming Security at Netflix
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....

S1: Streaming Security at Netflix
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....


How We Hire at Netflix
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....

S1: How We Hire at Netflix
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....

S1: How We Hire at Netflix
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....


Making the Netflix iOS App
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....

S1: Making the Netflix iOS App
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....

S1: Making the Netflix iOS App
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....