BILLION 2018 | # 30: Olivier Pomel
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Position France : # 30
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Born in 1977 • DATADOG
1.5 billion € / $ 1.9 billion
Olivier Pomel is the CEO of Datadog , a cloud monitoring company that he cofounded with Alexis Lê-Quôc, technological director of the company, in 2010. The French met when they were undergraduates at Ecole Centrale Paris, where both obtained a Masters in Computer Science. The company, in which they each hold 6% of the shares, saw its price soar from 34% from its first day of listing on the Nasdaq. Its market capitalization has already reached 02 billions. The company is present in 017 countries, including more than 200 people in Paris, where she created an office in 2010.