One of the most important software developments over the past few years has been Skype. The computer application allows users to video chat with anyone over the internet and has seen a surge in users since its inception. The man responsible for co-founding Skype is NiklasZennstrom from Sweden.
Zennstrom is known to have a friendly personality and during his free time, he can be found on his 72-foor mini yacht, Ran II and competes in races. He is known to be an avid yachtsman and has taken part in many nautical races.
Along with his wife Catherine, he has been involved in numerous philanthropic efforts including the battle against climate change.