Photos: HTLS 2019: Reed Hastings, Founder & CEO, Netflix at the 17th edition of Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019

Every country is wrestling with some aspect of internet. Some think broadcast standard should apply to internet. But broadcast is pushed into every home. Governments now have self regulation code that is a good solution: Reed Hastings, Founder & CEO, Netflix. The theme for this year’s thought conclave is “Conversations for a better tomorrow” and will see political leaders, corporate heads and torchbearers from various fields ideate and debate the issue.

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Novels, not Netflix, introduced binge concept, says Reed Hastings, Founder and CEO, Netflix during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

Novels, not Netflix, introduced binge concept, says Reed Hastings, Founder and CEO, Netflix during the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2019 at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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“People like drama in India, Sacred Games is one of our biggest success. We have 160 million subscribers across the world,” says Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

“People like drama in India, Sacred Games is one of our biggest success. We have 160 million subscribers across the world,” says Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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“The more traditional companies are trying other models but we want to give our audience to have flexibility to watch when they want,” Reed Hastings on if binge-watching is declining. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

“The more traditional companies are trying other models but we want to give our audience to have flexibility to watch when they want,” Reed Hastings on if binge-watching is declining. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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”The most important thing is steadily learning what people want to watch. Artistic success is very subtle, we try our best but we are as good or bad as anyone else,” Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

”The most important thing is steadily learning what people want to watch. Artistic success is very subtle, we try our best but we are as good or bad as anyone else,” Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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We compete with Disney+, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video. We have to be better than anybody else at pleasing you: Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

We compete with Disney+, Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video. We have to be better than anybody else at pleasing you: Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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“Netflix culture is where we try to inspire people instead of managing them,” says Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

“Netflix culture is where we try to inspire people instead of managing them,” says Reed Hastings at HTLS 2019. (Sanjeev Verma/HT PHOTO)

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