Mr Vik has invested in several different industries, from insurance to closed funds, but he made significant wealth in the tech industry. He lives in Monaco with his wife and four children. Vik, a Swedish-Norwegian businessman and Harvard graduate, made his fortune in investment banking. Beginning in real estate in the 1980s, he then ventured into finance and Wall Street.
His ventures into the 90s internet industry with his business Xcelera.com resulted into the single largest value increase in one year in the history of the US stock market. He lives in Monaco with his wife and four children. He is worth an estimated $1 billion.