Architect of Netflix’s Streaming Service Leaves After 18 Years

Neil Hunt oversaw everything from the design of the Netflix service to the algorithm that spits out recommendations and managed the technical challenges of introducing the world’s most popular paid video service to 190 countries. Investors tend to overlook the difficulties in delivering high-definition video online to millions of homes worldwide, fixating instead of the company’s multi-billion-dollar annual budget for movies and TV shows. – Lucas Shaw, Bloomberg Technology