Netflix has made two significant appointments to its C-suite, elevating Eunice Kim to chief product officer and Elizabeth Stone to chief technology officer.
Kim will oversee all worldwide product efforts for the streamer, and Stone will manage its data and engineering teams.
“Elizabeth and Eunice have strong track records at Netflix and more broadly within the technology industry,” said Greg Peters, co-CEO of Netflix. “Together they will be leading a hugely important part of our service so I’m excited to see all the ways in which they can improve the Netflix experience — making it even easier for people to find the right movie, series, or game at the right moment.”
Kim joined Netflix in 2021 as head of the Consumer Product Innovation team. She previously spent 10 years in product leadership roles at Google Play and YouTube. Kim also served at several tech startups as well as PepsiCo and Adobe Systems. She holds a B.A. from Columbia and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and sits on the board of directors for Cure CMD.
“Our product teams have been instrumental in helping Netflix reinvent itself — moving from DVDs to streaming, licensed to original programming and U.S.-only to a global service. I’m incredibly excited to lead them into our next chapter as we seek to improve discovery and enable an even broader world of entertainment,” Kim told Variety.
Stone came to Netflix in 2020 to lead the Data and Insights team, leveraging research, analytics, and data science to improve the user experience for subscribers. Prior to Netflix, Elizabeth led teams at Nuna and Lyft. She’s also worked in finance, both as a trader at Merrill Lynch and as an economist at Analysis Group. Stone holds a B.S. from MIT and a PhD from Stanford University.
“Technology has been critical to Netflix’s success over the last 25 years, enabling us to deliver an ever improving member experience. It’s a huge privilege to work with such amazing teams and I am inspired by the opportunities to innovate into the future for the benefit of our members and our business,” added Stone.