Niklas Zennström is a Swedish businessperson, computer scientist, and investor born on February 16, 1966, in Järfälla Municipality, Sweden. Zennström holds a dual education from the University of Michigan and Uppsala University. He is best known as the co-founder and CEO of Skype, a telecommunications platform.
Zennström has founded several companies, including Atomico, a venture capital firm, and Joost, an internet-based television service. He is currently serving as the CEO of Atomico and is based in London, England.