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Olivier Dufour

Director of Digital at Independent

Profile

Olivier DUFOUR is a seasoned digital media & on-line marketing executive. He founded and leads OTEK Media Consulting, a consulting practice specialized in digital media where he is CEO. OTEK supports industry players in their digital transformation, from the strategy as well as the operational standpoint. OTEK contributed to the success of Euromedia, beIN Media Group, France Television, Arte, Orange, French Ministry for Culture, BNP Paribas, to name only a few. Previously and for 5 years, he’s been Chief Digital Officer at beIN Media Group, where he oversaw OTT distribution, digital publishing, social media, and digital transformation. He had the responsibility todeliver beIN sport & entertainment channels on any connected screen, through award winning product beIN CONNECT.In 2002, Olivier founded SkemA, a pioneering startup in the field of user-generated video. The technology allowed several broadcasters to launch their first UGC-based interactive shows. He sold his equity in 2007 to investors. Olivier started his career with telco Orange and Sofrecom, where he launched several regional B2Cdigital services between 1996 and 2002. Olivier is a graduate from INSA de Lyon and studied at Washington University (St Louis, Missouri).He regularly speaks in industry meetings. Olivier is also an experienced skipper and sailed crews and his family across several oceans.

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