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BirthplaceCape Town, South Africa


Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), BS 1998
Computer Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), MENG 1999
Computer Science
Harvard Business School, MBA 2009


Founder / CEO

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Oliver Roup

Oliver is the co-founder and CEO of VigLink.

Prior to VigLink, he was a Director at Microsoft in charge of product for various media properties including XBOX Live Video Marketplace, Zune Marketplace and MSN Entertainment. Oliver was also an early employee at Internet Radio pioneer Echo Networks and has worked for Paul Allen at Vulcan, for iPlayer at the BBC and for the Founders Fund. Oliver has issued and pending patents covering micro-transactions, media and metadata. He received his Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science from MIT and his MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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    Oliver Roup added a position as Founder / CEO at VigLink. (3/19/09)
    Posted 1/12/10 at 8:27am



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Added: 3/17/10


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