Daniel Ek is a Sweden based musician and software programmer. He is best known for Spotify, a mobile phone music service that gives access to a huge database of artist tunes. His sales force is present in San Francisco, Denmark, France and the Netherlands, and a dozen more countries where he offers his services. Ek has become an important name in the industry of music. He is passionate about music, and has contributed towards it in his own ways.
He established his first business at the age of 14 in 1997. He had enrolled in the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, but could not complete his studies, and quit without a degree. He was the founder of Advertigo, an advertising company that TradeDoubler acquired, also been a part of Tradera, the Nordic auction company and Evertigo. He previously worked as a CEO for µTorrent.