Barker, who previously worked at Electronic Arts as a senior VP of finance, will join Netflix later this month.
Netflix has appointed Ken Barker as its new VP and Principal Accounting Officer, reporting to CFO Spencer Neumann.
Barker will take over the responsibility from Netflix CFO Spencer Neumann, and effectively succeeding JC Berger, who had been the company’s global controller. He will start his new position on June 27.
From 2003 to 2022, Barker held various positions at Electronic Arts, most recently as SVP of finance. From 2003 to 2021, he was the company’s chief accounting officer. Before joining EA, Barker worked as an executive at Sun Microsystems, and at Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Barker serves on the board of directors of non-profit organization AbilityPath and on the accounting advisory board for the University of Notre Dame. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Notre Dame.
Neumann, who was previously CFO of games company Activision Blizzard and a former Disney finance exec, was named Netlfix’s CFO in January 2019.