Daniel Ek

Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman at Spotify

Daniel Ek is the founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the board of directors. As the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Mr. Ek is responsible for guiding the vision and strategy of the Company and leading the management team. He has been a member of the board of directors since July 21, 2008, and his term expires on the date of the general meeting of shareholders to be held to approve the annual accounts of 2020. Prior to founding Spotify in 2006, Mr. Ek founded Advertigo, an online advertising company acquired by Tradedoubler, held various senior roles at the Nordic auction company Tradera, which was acquired by eBay, and served as Chief Technology Officer at Stardoll, a fashion and entertainment community for pre-teens.



  • Co-Founder, CEO, and Chairman

    Current role

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