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Josh Korn

Head of Global Innovation and Technology Public Policy, Netflix



Josh Korn, ’12 Sociology and History, is the head of global innovation and technology public policy for Netflix, the world’s leading streaming entertainment service. He leads a team of policy experts in various technology policy fields. Josh is an expert on the intersection of technology and entertainment, including issues related to artificial intelligence, protection of minors, net neutrality, and media law. He works to promote policies that support a competitive, open, and dynamic internet entertainment ecosystem with vibrant choices for consumers. Josh has held many positions at Netflix, including head of policy in Australia and New Zealand, global protection of minors policy lead, and manager of state and federal policy for the United States and Canada.

Before joining Netflix, Josh investigated anticompetitive conduct and mergers as a part of the Telecommunications and Media Enforcement Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division.

Josh and Sarah Korn recently established the School of Public Policy Student Access Fund to support scholarships, living expenses, travel expenses, or enrichment activities such as internships, education abroad, and research. This fund aims to ensure equitable access to fieldwork and internships for all students when financial means may not permit accepting unpaid or underpaid career-enhancing opportunities.