Niklas Zennström

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Atomico

Niklas Zennström

Niklas Zennström

Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Atomico

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European Commission
Everyday.com
Skype Technologies

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Number of Boards

27

Birthday

02/19/1966 - Sweden

Age

55

Number of Awards

1

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Co-Founder at Skype Technologies SA

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Co-Founder at Zennström Philanthropies

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Co-Founder at NS Intressenter AB

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Managing Director at DMS Offshore Investment Services

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General Partner at Atomico

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Co-Founder at Oriente

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Director, President & Chief Executive Officer at Etsy, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.

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Director at Oriflame Holding AG

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Niklas Zennström
Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner at Atomico
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Zennström Philanthropies is a private company headquartered in London, UK. The firm operates as an association that fights for human rights. It was founded by Niklas Mårten Zennström and Catherine Zennstrom.

Education
MSc in Engineering Physics & Computer Science

Uppsala Universty is a world class research and educational institution in Sweden.

Attendee

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Founding Partner
2006 - Current

Atomico invests in invests in companies located in the Europe. The firm target companies operating in the fields of climate tech, communications, consumers, enterprise, fin tech, frontier, gaming, health tech, marketplace, mobility SaaS and technology sectors. It provides financing for early and later stage capital requirements.

Co-Founder
Current
Co-Founder
Current

Zennström Philanthropies is a private company headquartered in London, UK. The firm operates as an association that fights for human rights. It was founded by Niklas Mårten Zennström and Catherine Zennstrom.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

H & M Hennes & Mauritz A/S provides offer education services on fashion industry. It specializes in fashion and retail sectors. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Director
2008 - Prior

Rdio, Inc. provided online music streaming services. It also offered social networking, allowing users to share playlists and follow others to see what music they listen to. The firm offered its service on various platforms, including Web, Mac or PC desktop clients, and in-home devices, as well as on mobile devices, such as iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile 7. The company was founded by Carter Adamson, Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis on October 2, 2008 and was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Prior

Fab Commerce & Design, Inc. sells everyday design products online. It offers home, art, technology, gifts, and adults only products. The company was founded by Jason Goldberg, Nishith Shah, Deepa Shah, Bradford Shane Shellhammer and Sunil Khedar in February 2010 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Zennström Philanthropies is a private company headquartered in London, UK. The firm operates as an association that fights for human rights. It was founded by Niklas Mårten Zennström and Catherine Zennstrom.

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Prion AB develops an application to connect families and friends. It builds a community of teachers, parents, and school children. The company was founded by Fredrika Bernadotte and is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Refurbed GmbH engages in the development and operation of an online platform for the sale of refurbished electronic products. It offers desktop computers, mobile phones, monitors, consoles, headphones, laptops and tablets, e-bikes, digital cameras, and home and kitchen appliances. The company was founded by Kilian Kaminsiki, Jürgen Riedl, and Peter Windischhofer and is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

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F5 Technologies & Entertainment Ltd. develops and operates leisure, entertainment software and web portals. The company was founded on September 4, 2018 by Jason Frank Goodman and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Advisors
Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Awards & Honors
2006
TIME - 100 Most Influential People in the World
Events
Speaker
London, SE, United Kingdom
9th Annual Private Equity and Venture Capital Conference

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