Parker's roles at Facebook and Napster has brought him money and fame but critics say his lavish lifestyle is giving the industry a bad name.

This article titled “Sean Parker: tech guru and the bad boy of Silicon Valley” was written by Paul Harris, for The Observer on Saturday 8th June 2013 23.05 UTC

Given the way he has lived the rest of his life, no one really expected Sean Parker – the hard-partying playboy of tech – to have a quiet, modest wedding. Nor did he disappoint.

Parker and his young songstress girlfriend, Alexandra Lenas, tied the knot last weekend in an ancient grove of Californian redwoods on the gorgeous stretch of coastline known as Big Sur.

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