Founder, CEO & President, Paradox Interactive
Fredrik Wester is the CEO and majority owner of Paradox Interactive, the Sweden-based game company best known for PC strategy games like the Europa Universalis and Crusader Kings series. Since 2003, Wester has built Paradox from a 7-man studio to an international publisher with over 130 employees and another 10 partner companies (200 people) making games on contract.
Fredrik was also the founder of digital download portal GamersGate, one of the first digital distribution services for PC games.
Paradox Interactive is a Swedish video game publisher based in Stockholm, known for publishing historical strategy computer games. It publishes its own games, developed by Paradox Development Studio and other in-house teams, as well as other developers' titles through traditional retail channels as well as digital distribution services.