Michael Kail from Netflix as a former Vice President was convicted last Friday of taking bribes. Let’s learn about him and his guilt.
Kail used to overlook the Internet Technology department and was a VP at the company. Recently, he was proved for several guilts.
Who is Michael Kail Netflix VP?
Michael Kail’s Netflix duty as a Vice President started lasted for three years from 2011.
Kail was in charge of the IT Operations during his time. On 30th April, a federal jury charged him with several allegations that include wire fraud, mail fraud, and money laundering.
#BREAKING: A federal jury convicts Michael Kail, the former Vice President of IT Operations at Netflix, of fraud for obtaining pay-to-play bribes and kickbacks from tech startups. pic.twitter.com/xkVcCpdblD
— FBI SanFrancisco (@FBISanFrancisco) April 30, 2021
The chief allegation for him was accepting cash and stock option from several vendors in exchange for contracts with them. Investigations showed that he used to deny the then CEO Reed Hastings of receiving any bribes from external vendors.
Is Michael Kail on Wikipedia?
Michael Kail’s Wikipedia page is not available as of now.
Kail had over a couple of decades of experience in the field of IT operations. His expertise was on highly scalable architectures.
Before joining Netflix, he used to work at Attensity as the Vice President of IT operations. There his duty was to manage various Big Data systems and components for America’s data center operations team.
Notably, the 49-year-old graduated with a Bachelor in Science degree in Computer science from Iowa State University. He began working as an Advisor of Netskope, Inc. in 2013.
Michael Kail Net Worth: His Salary
Michael’s net worth is not publicly disclosed.
However, it can be assumed that Kail gathered a huge sum of money from third-party vendors as bribes.
Besides, he must have had a pretty attractive salary of his own having worked at a top position in different organizations.
Michael Kail Charges Sentence: Was he arrested?
Michael was charged with several frauds and bribery guilts worth more than $500 thousand.
A statement from the US Department of Justice called the guilt ‘pay-tp-play bribes’. Furthermore, he has to forfeit his Los Gatos home worth $3 million. Besides, he will have to be in prison for some decades.