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Mr. Kelly Bennett

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Phone: (408) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address: LOS GATOS, California, United States
Netflix , Inc.
100 Winchester Circle
Los Gatos , California 95032
United States

Company Description: Netflix, Inc. is an online movie rental subscription service in the United States, providing approximately 7.5 million subscribers access to approximately 90,000...   more

Employment History


  • Simon Fraser University
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Kelly Bennett
Kelly Bennett has served as the Company’s Chief Marketing Officer since 2012 after nearly a decade at Warner Bros. where he was most recently Vice President Interactive, World Wide Marketing with the pictures group, leading international online campaigns for Warner Bros. movies. Before that Mr. Bennett ran digital marketing for Warner Bros. Pictures in Europe, the Middle East and Africa and worked in promotion and business development at the company. He previously held executive positions at Dow Jones International and Ignition Media as well as being a partner in online marketing agency Cimex Media. Mr. Bennett is a graduate of Simon Fraser University.
Beedie School of Business > ..., 17 Feb 2014 [cached]
Beedie School of Business > Beedie Newsroom > Netflix CMO Kelly Bennett on revolutionizing the entertainment industry
Kelly Bennett
Netflix CMO Kelly Bennett on revolutionizing the entertainment industry
Daniel Shapiro (right), Dean of the Beedie School of Business interviewed Kelly Bennett, Chief Marketing Officer of Netflix, in front of a live audience at the latest Beedie BBA Tune-up and Reunion.
Kelly Bennett, BBA alumnus, and Chief Marketing Officer at Netflix, detailed the company's remarkable success story - and his own - in a special interview with Daniel Shapiro, Dean of the Beedie School of Business, in front of a live audience of students and alumni at the latest BBA Tune-up and Reunion.
Asked what his role as CMO entails, Bennett explained that he supervises a team of marketing staff based in California.
Finding the Canadian job market frustratingly difficult to break into after graduation, Bennett moved to London, where he found employment in an advertising agency. It proved to be the stepping-stone into the entertainment industry, as his work with DVDs - at the time a new technology - and a passion for digital media resulted in an opportunity to work for entertainment studio Warner Bros. He subsequently rose through the ranks to Vice President of Interactive Worldwide Marketing, before landing his current role at Netflix in 2012.
Netflix's head office is based in the Silicon Valley, and Bennett admits that the unique work culture of the area has helped shape the company's own corporate culture.
Throughout the interview, Bennett fielded questions from the audience, touching upon subjects such as whether Netflix might lose their market share to competitors imitating their model; what he learned from his biggest failure; the process of creating a major marketing campaign; and Netflix's plans for expansion into other territories.
Shapiro wrapped up the interview with a popular question for Canadian Netflix subscribers - whether Bennett subscribed to the commonly held belief that the company's Canadian content is not as rich as in the US.
"I hear that a lot, but it is my belief that the library in Canada is in some respects better - it is more current, although it is smaller," Bennett said. "We run the company at a small profit and reinvest the money we make into new technology and new content. As our business grows, the library will continue to get better."
To view photos of the event, visit the Beedie School of Business Flickr page.
Tags: advertising, Alumni, Beedie School of Business, Chief Marketing Officer, CMO, corporate culture, Daniel Shapiro, disruptive technology, Facebook, House of Cards, Kelly Bennett, Marketing, Netflix, Reed Hastings, reunion, Segal Graduate School, sfu, Sheryl Sandberg, Silicon Valley, Simon Fraser University, tune-up, Warner Bros
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Netflix named former ..., 25 Jan 2014 [cached]
Netflix named former Warner Bros. executive Kelly Bennett as its CMO, six months after it lost its last longtime marketing head Leslie Kilgore.
Bennett, Netflix's new CMO, comes to the company after nearly a decade at Warner Bros. Working at the pictures group, he was VP of Interactive, Worldwide Marketing, where he led international online campaigns for Warner Bros. movies. Prior to that, he ran digital marketing for the studio in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
A packed programme of panels and ..., 1 Oct 2014 [cached]
A packed programme of panels and roundtables will feature such leading international industry figures as Tribeca Film Festival's art director Frederic Boyer, Dogwoof/PopUp Cinema's COO Patrick Hurley, Trevor Albery, VP, EMEA Anti-Piracy Operations at Warner Bros. , MPA President (EMEA) Chris Marcich, Netflix's Chief Marketing Officer Kelly Bennett and Endemol's CEO Central & Eastern Europe and MENA Regions Marina Williams, along with Russian players ranging from Paul Heth (Karo Film Group), Sergei Selyanov (CTB), Sergei Kuzmin (Bazelevs Innovation), Dmitry Rudovsky (Art Pictures) to Eduard Pichugin (Lenfilm), and Konstantin Zemchenko, chief of Russian Anti-Piracy Organisation (RAPO).
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