Rice served on the Netflix board from 2018 to 2020 before taking a role in President Joe Biden's administration as domestic policy adviser.
The Board of Directors of Netflix Inc. has announced the reappointment of Ambassador Susan E. Rice as a member of the Board, which she previously served from 2018 to 2020.
In a statement, Ted Sarandos and Greg Peters, co-CEOs said: “We are excited to welcome back Ambassador Rice to Netflix’s Board of Directors. Susan made many valuable contributions when she first joined and we know that her proven track record and operational expertise will be invaluable going forward.”
Rice added: “I am pleased to rejoin the Netflix Board. Netflix’s unmatched commitment to lifting the stories of people around the world is unique and compelling. I look forward to contributing my breadth of international and domestic experience at this time of challenge in the entertainment industry.”
Ambassador Susan E. Rice boasts a distinguished career in public service, holding the distinction of being the only individual to serve as both National Security Advisor and Domestic Policy Advisor to the President of the United States. Her illustrious career also includes roles as US Ambassador to the United Nations and membership in the President’s cabinet. She is a New York Times bestselling author, a Contributing Opinion Writer for the New York Times, and has held prestigious positions such as Distinguished Visiting Research Fellow at American University’s School of International Service and Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
In her earlier career, Ambassador Rice served as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, a Special Assistant to President Clinton, and as a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. She initiated her professional journey as a management consultant and has been actively involved in several boards, including the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Bureau of National Affairs, The National Democratic Institute, and the US Fund for UNICEF.
Ambassador Rice’s academic credentials include a master’s degree and doctorate in international relations from Oxford University, where she distinguished herself as a Rhodes Scholar.