Olivier Bastard

Olivier Bastard

Vice President of Sales EMEA, Synamedia

Olivier is passionate about the Media and entertainment industry and has over 20 years’ experience in digital transformation internationally. He held various roles at technology vendors and Media company, in Sales, Solution Engineering, Program Management, Software engineering.

Before his current role at Synamedia, Olivier was managing director of sales at Cisco, and created and led for 5 years the Cisco EMEA Media vertical, where he helped key Media companies and Telcos to transform to IP and Cloud technologies and embrace most recent cybersecurity solutions.

He held before that several sales positions at NDS as VP Sales Europe, Business Development and Solution Engineer, supporting the European Tier 1 Telecom and PayTV operators with End to End software solutions including security.

He started his career at Media company Canal+ as a Software architect and held several positions in engineering and program management at the early days of digital television.