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Netflix CEO receives digital keys to the city

Reed Hastings was in town Friday for a movement created to activate San Antonio's tech economy.
Credit: Tech Bloc
Netlfix CEO Reed Hastings speaking at Tech Bloc in San Antonio.

SAN ANTONIO — The CEO and chairman of Netflix, and KIPP Foundation board member, Reed Hastings, was at the Charline McCombs Empire Theater last night for the annual Tech Bloc rally. 

He touched on the evolution of Netflix, his philanthropic views, and his career-long mission to innovate public educational opportunities.  

“Reed Hasting is truly one of the world’s most disruptive, innovative, and distinguished leaders of our time. His ideas have changed our world forever, and it is a tremendous honor to have the opportunity to bring him to San Antonio,” said Tech Bloc CEO David Heard. 

“This is such a unique opportunity for our tech community to learn from an undisputed heavyweight in tech and media, while showing Mr. Hastings the new energy of our beautiful city and growing tech scene.”

Tech Bloc is a 501c6 nonprofit IT industry advocacy movement for more than 5,000 local tech workers and employers. The organization activates projects aimed to grow the city's tech ecosystem. For more information, you can visit their website here.