David Wells

CFO, Netflix


David Wells served as Netflix’s CFO for 8 years, retiring in early 2019 after nearly 15 years with the company and having served as VP of Financial Planning and Analysis prior to CFO. His responsibilities included strategic planning and a number of operating duties such as customer service, real estate, and employee technology.

Prior to joining Netflix, Mr. Wells served in progressive roles at Deloitte Consulting from 1998 to 2004 and in the non-profit world before getting his MBA. Mr. Wells joined the Board of The Trade Desk in January 2016 and private fintech TransferWise in January 2019.

Mr. Wells holds a joint MBA/MPP Magna Cum Laude from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor's Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia.