Olivier Jollet | Paramount - Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pluto TV

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Olivier Jollet is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pluto TV for Paramount, formerly known as ViacomCBS.

Jollet is responsible for defining and developing Pluto TV’s expansion and business development strategies, and for securing strategic partnerships to drive growth and revenue. Based in Berlin, Jollet collaborates with leaders across Paramount, including content, distribution, marketing and finance, to ensure a coordinated approach to further developing Paramount’s global streaming operating model, and identify new partnerships and opportunities across the digital entertainment ecosystem.

In his former role as Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, Streaming and Head of Mobile, Jollet worked to expand the company’s international streaming and mobile business units, tapping into new, groundbreaking technologies including 5G and IOT. He also leveraged his extensive expertise, as well as market and competitive analysis, to inform the company’s strategy for the continued expansion of Paramount+ and Pluto TV.

Previously, Jollet served at Senior Vice President of Emerging Business for Paramount in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia, where he was responsible for the development and execution of company’s digital and streaming business across the region. Jollet led on the strategy and business development of the company’s AVOD and SVOD services including Pluto TV, Paramount+ and Noggin, mobile business, advanced advertising and VDSI.

Jollet was also previously Managing Director Europe and part of the senior management team of Pluto TV, which was acquired by Paramount in 2019, where he has successfully led the international strategy and roll-out of Pluto TV across Europe. Under Jollet’s leadership, Pluto TV successfully launched in the UK, Germany, Switzerland and Austria and quickly became one of the leading FAST (free ad-supported television) platforms.

Before joining Pluto TV, Jollet served as Chief Product & Marketing Officer and Co-Founder at Watchever, a pioneering subscription-based VOD service in Germany, where he supervised operations across marketing, user growth, product management & innovation, and market & business intelligence. Under Jollet’s leadership, Watchever was the most successful brand launch of the past 10 years in Germany and a multi-award winning product.

Previously, Jollet worked at Vivendi Group where he was involved in different innovative ventures, and Universal Music, where he oversaw the development of new digital business models and helped pioneer the digital music industry in the Germanic territories.
Jollet co-founded Quazer, a unique digital TV-like service, funded by ProsiebenSat1, where he served as Managing Director until Quazer’s acquisition by Pluto TV in October 2016.

Olivier Jollet holds an MSc degree in International Management from ESCP Europe Business School. During the scope of this course, Jollet studied in Berlin, Oxford, and Paris.