FORA.tv Speaker - Loic Le Meur
Loic Le Meur is the CEO behind Seesmic. He founded the company in 2007, with the goal of turning online video into a powerful medium for threaded, interactive video conversations.
A seasoned entrepreneur, Le Meur launched several companies prior to Seesmic including: shared web hosting company RapidSite, (acquired by France Telecom), B2L, an interactive agency (acquired by BBDO) and Ublog (acquired by SixApart), after which Le Meur became Chairman of SixApart Europe.
In addition to his hands-on entrepreneurial expertise, Le Meur serves as a board member of Europe's no.1 dating site Meetic and leading online bank Boursorama. He also acts as a venture partner for Wellington Partners, and he helps bolster innovation in Europe through his conference LeWeb, Europe's leading web conference for businesses and web 2.0 entrepreneurs.
Le Meur took an active role in French President's Sarkozy's campaign, helping galvanize thousands of bloggers to support the candidate. Recently, BusinessWeek Magazine named Le Meur one of The 25 Most Influential People on the Web. Le Meur was also named "Young Global Leader" by WEF. Originally from the South of France, Le Meur lives in San Francisco, California.
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