Marc Randolph, Netflix Co-Founder, on the idea that changed entertainment forever.

WHOOP Podcast

Jan 29 2020 • 53 mins

Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph sits down with Will Ahmed to discuss how the company he started in the late 90s grew into the entertainment giant that it is today. Randolph details how the idea for Netflix came about (3:43), some of the "stupid" ideas they almost tried instead (6:46), how investors told him it would never work (9:49), industry disruption (13:09), the importance of building a strong company culture (19:35) and not playing Little League (24:18), Amazon's attempt to buy Netflix in the early days (26:11), the company's key breakthrough (31:14), the Dot Com bust & Blockbuster's rejection of a $50-million acquisition of Netflix (32:19), why he uses WHOOP & how he boosts his recoveries (40:05), plus what he does to destress and let work go (46:02).

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