ACCESS TO INNOVATORS
High Point University Welcomes
ENTREPRENEUR IN RESIDENCE Marc Randolph Netflix Co-Founder and High Point University’s Entrepreneur in Residence
“Nobody knows what is going to work in advance. The only way to figure out if it is a good idea or not is by taking a risk.”
- Netflix Co-Founder, Marc Randolph
Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor.
Marc was Co-Founder of the online movie and television streaming service
Netflix, serving as their founding CEO, as the executive producer of their
web site, and as a member of their board of directors until his retirement
Although best known for starting Netflix, Randolph’s career as an
entrepreneur spans more than four decades. He’s founded more than half
a dozen other successful start-ups, served as a mentor to hundreds of early
stage entrepreneurs, and invested in numerous tech ventures.
Now Marc Randolph is taking on a new role as High Point University’s
Entrepreneur in Residence. Through an ongoing partnership, Randolph
will connect with HPU students and faculty for experiential learning. The
partnership with Randolph stems from HPU’s focus on providing access
to innovators for students.
Randolph, along with Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, Twitter
Co-Founder Biz Stone, former Yahoo Vice President
Seth Godin and a list of other global influencers have
all been attracted to the HPU campus and spent time
with students. When students meet these individuals
and receive their guidance and mentorship, no longer
are they influential icons of an industry. Suddenly,
they are advocates for the success of students – a real
person with real words of advice and encouragement.
The simple lesson learned – I can do it.
To learn more about the school U.S. News and
World Report ranks #1 Best Regional College in the
South for the sixth consecutive year and #1 Most
Innovative College in the South, visit highpoint.edu.