Morris Series Lecture: The Future of the Small Screen

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Please join us for a Morris Series lecture featuring Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix, in conversation with Derek Thompson, staff writer at the Atlantic.

Ted Sarandos has led the content team for Netflix since 2000. With more than 20 years' experience in home entertainment, Sarandos is recognized in the industry as an innovator in film acquisition and distribution. Before Netflix, he was an executive at video distributor ETD and Video City / West Coast Video. He also serves on the Film Advisory Board for Tribeca and Los Angeles Film Festival, the retail advisory board for the Digital Entertainment Group and is a Henry Crown Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Sarandos is married to U.S. Ambassador Nicole Avant and has two children.

As Senior Editor at The Atlantic, Derek Thompson writes on economics and politics, media and money in America today—and always with an expert sense of what’s important. Whether he’s analyzing labor markets, entertainment, or government—or changes in generational spending and voting habits—Thompson offers sophisticated takes that people actually want to read. He’s also the author of Hit Makers: a bestselling exploration of the science of popularity.

6:00 pm cocktails followed by a program from 6:30-8:00 pm.

Registration is required.