Sven Hansen | Commercial Director
Sven is Commercial Director at Spring. He brings over 15 years’ experience at board level leading commercial teams and owning IP, products and businesses within the event, media and technology industries.
Sven began his career at Quintus, a boutique sports management business, where he was responsible for creating and developing their event and media properties across the world. Quintus was sold to IMG in 2004 to form the backbone of their event’s division in London.
From 2004 Sven co-founded a series of successful international proprietary software and marketing businesses including VPAR Live Golf Scoring, iBid and Red Photographic. In each business he was personally responsible for taking them from concept to profit, developing corporate strategy, implementing business procedures, protecting IP, ensuring legal compliance, making products scalable and sourcing multi million pound investments.
Described as charismatic by a wide range of clients and colleagues, Sven also has the vision, determination and enthusiasm to establish respect amongst senior decision makers in a wide range of business contexts.
Sven’s first-hand experience of growing and managing private businesses allows him to both understand the need of Spring’s clients as well as fulfil the company’s development strategy.