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European Founders at Work by Pedro Gairifo Santos

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Olivier PoitreyDailymotion

Olivier Poitrey is the co-founder and CTO of Dailymotion, the second-largest video site in the world after YouTube. Before starting Dailymotion, he worked as a systems architect for Lycos Europe. Dailymotion is headquartered in Paris, France. As of May 2011, the site experienced more than 114 million unique visitors every month and is in the top 30 most visited websites worldwide (source: ComScore). In January 2011, it sold 49 percent of its shares to Orange, the key brand of France Telecom, for €58 million.

Pedro Santos: How did Dailymotion start?

Oliver Poitrey: Benjamin Bejbaum—my associate—travelled to New York ...

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