Anthony Wood


NET WORTH: $1.7 billion (ª from $6.9 billion)

Quarantine­rs boosted demand for his Roku streaming devices, helping shares hit an all-time high in July 2021. Then, as the economy cooled, costs rose and both consumers and advertiser­s cut spending, Roku’s stock tumbled by 86%. Wood, who brie£y worked at Net£ix in 2007 as a direct report to cofounder and co-CEO Reed Hastings (No. 388), remains resolute, recently telling investors and analysts that “temporary economic cycles do not change the signi’cant long-term opportunit­y in TV streaming.”

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