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Former YouTube exec to step down as Rightster CEO

Rightster CEO and former YouTube exec Patrick Walker is due to step down from his current role, after less than a year in charge of the multichannel network. Walker has told the board that he intends move to a non-executive role on the board as part of the transition, with Rightster naming founder and former […]

Rightster buys Base79 in £50m deal, YouTube co-founder joins

UK-based multichannel operator Rightster has acquired rival network Base79 in a deal that could be worth £50 million (US$85.7 million). At the same time, YouTube co-founder and former CEO Chad Hurley will join the Rightster advisory committee as the company positions for growth. Patrick Walker, the former senior director of YouTube EMEA who joined Base79 […]