- Name: Xavier Niel
- Born: 08/25/1967 (53 years old)
- Occupation: Businessman
- Known for: Founder and majority shareholder, Iliad
Xavier Niel (born 25 August 1967) is a French billionaire businessman, active in the telecommunications and technology industry and best known as founder and majority shareholder of the French Internet service provider and Mobile operator Iliad trading under the Free brand (France’s second-largest ISP, and third mobile operator). He is also co-owner of the newspaper Le Monde, and co-owner of the rights of the song “My Way” and owner of Monaco Telecom. He is deputy chairman and chief strategy officer for Iliad.
Birth Place: Maisons-Alfort, France