With nearly 200 hotels in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland , Estonia and Lithuania, Petter A. Stordalen (b. 1962) had become one of the world’s largest hotel tycoons. He is a regular on Forbes’ list of the world’s billionaires. In 2015 Stordalen, in collaboration with Jonas Forsang, wrote the book I’ll tell you my secret. The book quickly became a success and a best selling biography.