By: Iain Levering
Reed Hastings was born in Boston, Massachusetts on October 8, 1960, son of Joan Amory and Wilmot Reed Hastings. He joined the U.S Marine Corps and the U.S Peace Corps. He stayed in Swaziland as a math teacher from 1983-1985. After finishing up the Peace Corps he went on to attend Harvard University and got a master's degree in computer science.