Lisa Nishimura

Netflix and compelling docs have become synonymous. Nishimura is the reason why. “Making a Murderer” proved a watershed series for the service in 2015, and with her knack for attracting diverse, powerful stories and storytellers to the service, the company said more than 73% of its subscribers watched one of its documentaries last year. Its strong current lineup includes a treatment on Lady Gaga. On the comedy side, Nishimura continues to push boundaries and draw big audiences and laughs for titles including “Grace and Frankie” and “Master of None.”

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