Who is Daniel Ek?
He founded his first company in 1997 at the age of 14. His ventures have included the founding of Advertigo, the advertising company acquired by TradeDoubler and has been a part of the Nordic auction company Tradera and Evertigo.
Ek's previous jobs include CTO at Jajja Communications, CTO at Stardoll and CEO of µTorrent, the world's most popular BitTorrent client with more than 100 million downloads. Daniel Ek joined the IT Gymnasium in Sundbyberg. He enrolled at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology but did not complete his degree. He has a total net worth of approximately $400 million.