Since July 2011, Niklas Eklund has been a part of the Wellington team. As a Venture Partner, the Swedish serial entrepreneur shares his vast experience in the Digital Media Sector with the portfolio companies and helps Wellington Partners to expand its footprint in the Nordic countries and across the rest of Europe.
Over the past 20 years, Niklas has built and internationalized a range of companies in the area of reservation systems, revenue management, online marketing, and web publishing; amongst others he was the co-founder and CEO of Wellington portfolio company Livebookings.
Niklas describes himself as a ‘computer software geek and wizard turned businessman’ as he started his career at the age of 15. His achievements in building internationally successful companies have been recognized by various industry awards.