Authors Biography

Midière Olivier, born in 1966 in Grenoble (35), married with three children.

Olivier Midière evolving for 10 years in strategic consulting. He led during this period a large number of missions to heads of institutions and companies to define the term and the implementation of their development strategies.

After graduating at the European Institute of Business in Paris in 1990, he created his own strategic advisory firm in which he will work with several large companies, including the Pierre Cardin group that will advise for five years the international development of products in Maxim’s license in the cosmetics, perfume, food, cigars and wine and spirits.

In 1995, he partnered with the company Edirom SA, services company specializing in multimedia strategies, databases and websites of the first developments. So qu’Edirom offers its customers technical services, related to the implementation of off-line and online media, Olivier Midière supports the design and management of projects at strategic and operational levels in the fields of marketing, communication and trade. For three years he will work as well on a little more than a dozen projects and developments for Internet companies such as 3Com, CCMX, Toshiba, BMVP, ISDN, Régie Obs, Cibox or Concerto Media.

In late 1997, Olivier Midière joined Publicis Consultants to develop the agency’s ICT division specializing in strategic consulting. With over two years of experience in the Internet and multimedia, it supports in collaboration with teams from Publicis Technology, files and clients in the world of IT and telecommunications and is particularly specialized in strategic approach to economic models related to the implementation of Internet projects, whether for Dotcom, technology start-ups or companies and traditional institutions. It will work especially during this period for clients such as Bouygues Telecom, Vivendi, IT Comdex, Unilog, Debis, Broadnet, France Telecom Multimedia, Renault, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Fimatex or Club Internet.

In 2000, Olivier Midière leaves Publicis Consultants and specializes in strategic consulting dedicated to informational portals and vertical marketplaces on the Internet. He will participate during this period the creation of informational portal Occupation Policy which now offers direct access to over 35 000 personalities from politics and power, and advise many market places in the image of Tomatoland.com , Le-bois.com, E-Tabadol … and several venture capital firms. It will create two structures in this context: the E-Business Consulting Network, which today brings together a network of experts and consultants among the largest consulting firms, and most prestigious integrators and IT and telecom vendors, and society financial management, W3 Asset management, of which he is now the CEO, and aims to raise a fund of 250 MF to finance a new type of e-business integrator, PCIS (Portals Community Integrated Services). Meanwhile, it continues to provide strategic advisory assignments for some marketplaces and some informational portals for alternative operators such as Broadnet (broadband Internet access WLL – Wireless Local Loop) which he provided marketing management strategic and February to July 2001, before devoting himself exclusively to writing the editorial trilogy the eagle, beef and e-business.