Netflix’s new docu-drama miniseries, The Playlist 2022, tells the story of the innovations that have been made in the music industry over the last ten years. Music streaming service Spotify launched in 2008, and has been credited with saving artists such as Taylor Swift from disappearing into obscurity (Swift even name checks the company in her song Welcome to New York). But who exactly are Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, the two Swedish tech entrepreneurs who started Spotify? And how did they pull off revolutionizing the music industry through free and legal music streaming? Who is Who in Netflix’s The Playlist 2022 Docu-drama Miniseries?
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Edvin Endre Portrays Daniel Ek
Jesper Bergman as Martin Lorentzon, co-founder of Spotify who previously worked as a software engineer for Skanska. Daniel Spremberg as Sean Parker, founder and former president of Facebook. : Jonathan Widell as Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook who previously worked at Goldman Sachs. : Peter Dinklage as Andrew Keen, author of The Cult of The Amateur. : Natalie Portman as Janna Marlies Maron (née Mayer), wife to Napster founder Shawn Fanning and founding partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capital firm. : Michael Stuhlbarg as John Doerr, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers venture capital firm. Who is Who in Netflix’s The Playlist 2022 Docu-drama Miniseries?
Christian Hillborg Portrays Martin Lorentzon
A Swedish entrepreneur, co-founder and owner of Tradedoubler. In 2005, Lorentzon was offered a job at Tradedoubler by his former schoolmate Daniel Ek (and current Spotify CEO). Lorentzon joined Tradedoubler and became its CTO. At that time, he brought Ek along to help him with programming work during evenings and weekends. Together they planned how to turn Musicmatch Radio into a subscription service; at that time, it was only available as an advertising-funded free service. Musicmatch subsequently launched Play for Free, which allowed listeners to use a web player on all supported platforms by accepting ads between songs.
Gizem Erdogan Portrays Petra Hansson
How to Watch The Playlist on Netflix (2019): How to Watchon: Table of Contents : How to watchon Netflix?: How can I watchin New Zealand?: Where can I watchon Amazon Prime Video?:…: Is there a trailer available forThe documentary features interviews from managers, executives, lawyers and musicians including Taylor Swift , Chris Martin, James McBride and Steve Albini. It also includes quotes from Daniel Ek, Martin Lorentzon, Jimmy Iovine and Sean Parker.: When does The Playlist come out on Netflix?The Playlist comes out onatNetflix has confirmed that it will stream its first docuseries in February 2019. It will consist of four episodes covering Daniel Ek’s rise as a Swedish tech entrepreneur who revolutionized the music industry with Spotify.: What is The Playlist about?The series covers Daniel Ek’s journey as he co-founded music streaming service Spotify alongside his partner Martin Lorentzon.
Ulf Stenberg Portrays Per Sundin
For example, only days before he passed away from cancer, Stenberg discussed with a colleague (portrayed by Antti Reini) about how to approach their negotiations for licensing on Spotify. A phone call about his death comes shortly after. As one of Sony Music Sweden’s key executives and someone who had interacted directly with Ek, Sundin becomes one of Ek’s primary adversaries in trying to get all of Sweden’s major labels into Spotify. I am tired of negotiating with him! I feel like I am negotiating with a wall! says COO Jonathan Forster (Jim Millea) as Ek prepares for another meeting with Sundin. And at that point, it really does seem like Ek is indeed negotiating with a wall. When Sundin dies later that same day, it seems clear that Ek has won. His main adversary was gone and now he can move forward with his grand vision for music streaming in Sweden.: In reality, however, Ulf Stenberg did not die until 2014 when he was 64 years old. He remained an executive at Sony Music until 2015 when he left the company following almost three decades of service there.
Joel Lützow Portrays Andreas Ehn
Daniel Ek Martin Lorentzon: Ek and Lorentzon co-founded Spotify, which was launched in October 2008 as an online music store as well as a free music streaming service. Six years later, they made history when they sold a majority stake of their company to US giant Universal Music Group and recorded music group Sony BMG for $100 million. That meant that both companies had bought approximately 3% of all outstanding shares from Spotify’s founders. In addition to leading negotiations with record labels such as EMI and Warner Music Group, Daniel Ek also played an important role during Spotify’s discussions with Apple about embedding its application on iTunes. Last year he reportedly turned down a $3 billion buyout offer by Google.
Janice Kamya Kavander Portrays Bobbi Thomasson
In Season One, Kavander appeared as Bobbi Thomasson, an aspiring musician who is a former classmate of Daniel Ek. She gives him a sneak peek at her music that has inspired Ek to create Spotify. As successful as she is with her music career, she keeps one secret from everyone: she suffers from mental illness. It was revealed that it was stress and pressure that got to her before Ek approached her with his idea for Spotify and reached out to Thomasson because he knew how much talent she had. Towards the end of Season One, just after Thomasson releases her album The Sound through Spotify, she tries suicide by overdosing on medication but fails to do so and wakes up in a hospital bed after having been found by friends.
Valter Skarsgård Portrays Peter Sunde
Skarsgård will play Peter Sunde, a co-founder of Pirate Bay and an outspoken political activist. Known as one of Europe’s most notorious Internet pirates, Sunde was jailed for copyright infringement in Sweden from 2009 to 2014. He also had money laundering charges filed against him during his imprisonment, which were later dropped. Skarsgård will portray Sunde at age 42—eight years older than he actually was at that time. Valter Skarsgård will play Peter Sunde, a co-founder of Pirate Bay and an outspoken political activist. Known as one of Europe’s most notorious Internet pirates, Sunde was jailed for copyright infringement in Sweden from 2009 to 2014. He also had money laundering charges filed against him during his imprisonment, which were later dropped. Skarsgård will portray Sunde at age 42—eight years older than he actually was at that time.: Valter Skarsgård plays music executive Daniel Ek , who worked with Sony Music before starting Spotify.
Sofia Karemyr Portrays Stephanie Dahlgren
Stephanie Dahlgren is played by Swedish actress Sofia Karemyr. Stephanie Dahlgren is Per Sundin’s secretary, as well as an employee at Universal Music Sweden. She first appears when Daniel Ek brings his friend (and Soundtrack’s CEO) Martin Lorentzon to Per Sundin’s office to pitch Spotify. While Daniel and Martin discuss business, Stephanie looks on with a smile on her face – clearly intrigued by their idea. As they leave, she asks what they talked about, but Daniel doesn’t really answer – instead he just asks if she can print out everything that was written in his meeting notes so far and make copies of them for him. Who is Who in Netflix’s The Playlist 2022 Docu-drama Miniseries?
Severija Janušauskaitė Portrays Maxine Silverson
Noomi Rapace as Elena Elle Winters, Maxine’s assistant. She gets fired from Sony Music but quickly takes a job at Spotify. After Ek fires Per Sundin she becomes his personal assistant. Series shows her relationship with Ivan Smirnoff, who eventually get married and have a son named Anton. Later on they adopt an Ethiopian child named Noah. : Stefan Sauk as Tim Bergling (Avicii), Swedish DJ and record producer, who has sold more than 28 million singles worldwide.: Will Ferrell as Daniel Ek, Swedish entrepreneur best known for co-founding music streaming service Spotify.: Jack Black as Dr. Dre: Jason Schwartzman as Sean Parker (Napster founder), American entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist best known for co-founding Napster.: John Cleese as Steve Jobs: Chris O’Dowd as Liam Howlett (The Prodigy): Ludacris as Jay Z: RZA as Dr.
Sam Hazeldine Portrays Ken Parks
Sam Hazeldine, an English actor best known for his role as Patrick Halley on EastEnders (1985), starred alongside Jeff Goldblum and Emma Thompson in The Thirteenth Tale (2013). Since then, he has appeared in major films like Godzilla (2014) and recently finished filming a biopic of French painter Henri Matisse. He has also starred in various British television series including: EastEnders, Doctors, Silent Witness, Casualty and Hustle. Hazeldine will star alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Tom Hardy in Quentin Tarantino’s next film Once Upon a Time In Hollywood. We can’t wait!
Ella Rappich Portrays Sophia Bendz
Add a photo of Sophia Bendz here. Age: 45+ years old. To be updated when casting has been completed.. Also add images of each character.: Musician and actress Ella Rappich will play Sophia Bendz, Spotify’s global marketing head. (Image Source: Shutterstock) Rappich rose to fame after she became Sweden’s first ever female rapper during an audition by season 9 of Idol 2016. She also appeared on screen as a guest star on HBO Nordic’s show Quick’n Flirt alongside Swedish comedian Niklas Barnö, known for his character Måns. In 2017, Rappich released her debut single I Don’t Wanna Be Alone Tonight, which was followed by another single called I Will Wait For You. In 2018, Rappich released her third single Hate Me Now. A fourth single titled Bitch Please! No More Mr Nice Guy! was released in 2019. She is currently working on her debut album that is expected to be released later in 2019 or early 2020.
Erik Norén Portrays Niklas Ivarsson
Spotify was one of many music streaming services which has experienced great success since its launch. But unlike many others, it had one key advantage: free streaming. In fact, free streaming and a lack of copyright strikes allowed Spotify to become increasingly popular at an extraordinary rate. It all started with Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon, two Swedish entrepreneurs who started out by providing radio broadcasting over Internet protocol during their studies at Lund University. They founded their first company together named Tunigo, which was later renamed to Spotify after being bought by US company Digg for $75 million. Since then, they have made quite a name for themselves as tech innovators and venture capitalists – not only did they make millions from Tunigo/Spotify, but they also became early investors in Facebook when it was still just starting up. Their latest project is named Atomico; it’s a venture capital firm that invests primarily in European technology companies. They have invested more than $1 billion into companies such as Skype, Supercell and Foursquare so far. Daniel Ek – Founder & CEO: Daniel is currently 40 years old (2017) and he’s been active in business for more than 20 years now.
Rufus Glaser Portrays Ludvig Strigeus
Spotify cofounders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon. Both served as CEO at one point, but Ek is now focused on product and design, while Lorentzon is dedicated to running Spotify’s business operations. Current CEO of Spotify: Daniel Ek :Spotify cofounders Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon. Both served as CEO at one point, but Ek is now focused on product and design, while Lorentzon is dedicated to running Spotify’s business operations. Current CEO of Spotify: Daniel Ek Daniel Sjölander :Sjölander played music lawyer Oskar Astrom alongside Lorentzon.
Jonatan Bökman Portrays Gunnar Kreitz
– Gunnar Kreitz has enjoyed a long and celebrated career. His achievements are numerous, his time-management impressive, his stamina gargantuan. Never one to shy away from a challenge or settle for mediocrity, he has helped steer projects from conception to fruition. In a media landscape where companies and CEOs strive for (and often overreach) on a daily basis, it seems that Kreitz manages to effortlessly achieve success after success – all with a smile on his face. A fierce competitor by nature, he will not stop until everyone acknowledges him as king of all things technological… then just when they think they’ve finally beaten him at his own game, he unleashes an attack so vicious it renders them completely helpless.
Karl Sanner Portrays Fredrik Niemela
Karl Sanner was born on November 7, 1984. He graduated from Stockholm School of Drama in 2008. Some of his most popular films include Sprakfalt (2008), De siste dagarna (2011), Fantasiæ ljus (2013), Dagen derpå (2014), and Ni lengtar efter herrens dalar : Karl Sanner was born on November 7, 1984. He graduated from Stockholm School of Drama in 2008. Some of his most popular films include(2008),(2011),(2013),(2014), and: In 2011, he appeared as a cast member in Aftonbladet TV ’s På spåret as Kalle Holmér.: He will appear in The Playlist as Fredrik Niemela. A young journalist who strives to be more like Gunnar but lacks some things that Gunnar has: confidence.
Lucas Serby Portrays Mattias Arrelid
John Bernthal as Daniel Ek, music enthusiast and CEO of Spotify. Ek had his friend and peer Lorentzon recruit him to drop out of college after becoming enthralled by a speech about how technology could disrupt entertainment.: Cory Hardrict as Martin Lorentzon, a close friend of Ek who funds the company during its start-up phase. Lorentzon later serves on Spotify’s board of directors until he leaves in 2018.: Tom Hiddleston as Sean Parker, entrepreneur and Napster cofounder. Parker founds several music startups with Ek before departing from Spotify prior to its initial public offering.: Paul Dano as Snoop Dogg, American rapper known for his work with Dr. Who is Who in Netflix’s The Playlist 2022 Docu-drama Miniseries?
Alexander Gustavsson Portrays Andreas Mattsson
O, Daniel Ek: Swedish tech entrepreneur who revolutionized music when he launched Spotify with business partner Martin Lorentzon. He was also a member of early 2000s electro duo Miike Snow along with childhood friend Andrew Wyatt. Ek dropped out of college to start his first startup, which eventually evolved into Advertigo (Advertising Technology). He sold that company and used part of his fortune to launch a digital music service called Spotify, which shook up an industry dominated by companies like iTunes and turned him into one of Sweden’s most successful entrepreneurs. With some big time backing from venture capital firms like Sequoia Capital, in 2011 he raised $250 million in its first round of funding that valued it at $1 billion.
Vincent Pellegini Portrays Rasmus Andersson
Pellegrini, musician who has worked with members of Montt Mardié, The Slow Show and Suneaters. Pellegrini was previously a user interface designer at Spotify. He also played accordion in Swedish band Lasse Stefanz. Pellegrini auditioned for The Voice of Sweden before starring as Rasmus Andersson, who helped to build Spotify from scratch. Ek called Pellegrini one of Sweden’s greatest indie stars and gave him a lot of credit for having faith that an unknown would be accepted on such a big project. Andreas Carlsson: Pelle Holmberg will play Andreas Carlsson, founder and CEO of Soundtrack Your Brand and one half of electronic music duo Style Of Eye.
Joel Almroth Portrays Johann Brenner
Joel Almroth (born October 11, 1978) was an internet entrepreneur, who made his fortune as a co-founder of Spotify. He is portrayed as one of three main protagonists alongside Daniel Ek and Martin Lorentzon. He had been serving on Spotify’s board since 2013 and has also worked at executive positions at Sony BMG and Napster. In 2016 he became CEO of fitness app Lifesum.
Agnes Kittelsen Portrays Ann
Ann, who made her film debut in 2012 with Oslo, August 31st and has starred in numerous international productions since, will play a struggling pop star who has been dropped by her record label. Since Kittelsen was born and raised on an island near Stavanger, Norway’s fourth largest city, she became interested in acting at age nine after attending a local theater camp.
Benjamin Löfqvist Portrays Fredrik Nei
Sweden-based Swedish entrepreneur Fredrik Neij, also known as Tiamo, is a political activist and founder of BitTorrent site The Pirate Bay. Founded in 2003 with Gottfrid Warg and Peter Sunde, he remained at its head until 2009 when it was taken over by others after his arrest for copyright infringement. In May 2010, Neij was sentenced to one year in prison and ordered to serve another four years on probation and pay damages of $905,000. He has since said that he intends to appeal but will not be returning home any time soon; because of his refusal to pay damages related to music industry lawsuits against him, two international arrest warrants are out on him.