Get to know the Team behind Sponsoo!
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Andreas Kitzing (CEO) came up with the idea of Sponsoo during his MBA at the University of Cambridge. Before that, he had been working as a managment consultant and a project manager. Andreas loves to explore new sports in his free time (stand up paddling, snowboarding, bungee jumping). As a passionate football fan, he is regularly supporting his favorite team in the stadium.
Christian Kaspar (CTO) is leading the technological development of Sponsoo. As a serial entrepreneur, Sponsoo is not his first successful startup. In the last years, Christian has worked for many well-known companies.
Christian used to be an avid cyclist in his younger days. Nowadays, his focus has shifted to long-distance running and snowboarding.
Per H. Baar (Head of Sales and Business Development) is part of the Sponsoo sales team. After many years in sports marketing and sponsoring on both sides and in different positions, he is now bringing his expertise to us. He is an active sportsman and enthusiastic fan of everything that takes place on land, water and in the air.
Jonas Lösche (Sponsorship Manager) works in sales for Sponsoo. After studying media, sports and event management, he worked in event management and sales for a publishing house. In addition to his work, he enjoys playing football, tennis and running in his free time. The dates of various sporting events are also marked in bold on his calendar.
Sarah Guttau (Marketing Manager) is responsible for press relations and trade fairs at Sponsoo. She discovered her enthusiasm for sports marketing while working as a press officer for an American football club. After several years in a PR agency, she finally returned to the sports industry at Sponsoo. Even outside the office, no sport is safe from her. She likes to relax with Pa Kua disciplines like archery or let out tensions with Krav Maga.
Hoi-kei Hang (Marketing Manager) main responsibility lies within the social media presence of Sponsoo. She has completed her degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications in Leicester/UK and has since then gained experience within an international hotel company, as well as B2B consulting firm.
Next to art, she enjoys a good match of badminton, as well as travelling to exotic countries and exploring their most adventurous hiking trails.
Franziska Siering (Sales and Business Development Manager) is the newest member of Sponsoo's sales team. With her sports management studies in the Tyrolean Alps, the enthusiastic skier already fulfilled one of her dreams. Now she wants to take off professionally in the sports industry. She has already gained experience in sports business by working at numerous sporting events and through an internship in sports rights marketing.
Rok Mohar (Developer) is continously improving the Sponsoo website. He works from Sponsoo's Ljubljana office. Ljulbjana is also the place where Rok finished his university degree in computer science.
In his leisure time, Rok is working out a lot and takes care to live a healthy lifestyle.
Oussama Boudmarh (International Email Agent) supports the internationalization of Sponsoo as a full-time employee. Oussama is originally from Morocco and worked in different international environments in Morocco and Malaysia before settling down in Germany. He is incredibly passionate about sports, especially the extreme ones. Oussama played various sports in the past such as football, kickboxing and parkour.
Lukas Fehlemann (Management & Sales Associate) is doing a bachelor's internship at Sponsoo and is working in the areas of Management & Sales. Lukas comes from Bonn and is about to finish his studies in sports management. Before that, he was abile to gain experience in various internships and student jobs. In addition to his favorite sport, soccer, Lukas is also interested in American football, darts and tennis. In his free time, he enjoys running, skiiing or playing tennis.
Jette Kröger (Dual Student Accounting & HR) is responsible for accounting and HR at Sponsoo. She is studying business psychology in Hamburg. Jette has already completed an apprenticeship and gained experience in a big tax consulting company. In her free time she likes to play field hockey, go for a run or do yoga.
Jonas Schenk (Sales Associate) is completing a bachelor´s internship in sales at Sponsoo. He studies sport management in Hamburg and has already completed an apprenticeship. In his free time, he also enjoys sports, playing soccer and golf or going for a run.
Frans Nähring (Sales Associate) is completing an internship with us as part of his studies. A native of Hamburg, he is studying sports management in Cologne and is now back home for a year. Frans is an enthusiastic sportsman himself, plays soccer in a club and likes to go surfing in the summer.
David Akinjise (Freelance Consultant for Cooperations and Business Development) supports Sponsoo by bringing in new projects and cooperations. He has been working in telco for 10 years and now shares his experience with ambitious startups like Sponsoo. David is a football-addict, who played actively in his home club for a long time and even acquired the certification to be a referee. When traveling, he always brings his surf board. (And a towel. Always bring a towel!)
Jenna Ngo (Sponsoo Agent) supports Sponsoo in matching cooperation partners with ambitious athletes. Jennas entrepreneurial mindset made her quit her job as a marketing manager for prestigeous brands to help startups and freelancers during the start of their business. Her interest in anthropology also reflects in what she likes about sports: The strong sense of collaboration. In the past, Jenna played handball, but now she switched to yoga.
Maurice Lange (Sponsoo Agent) is a massive sports enthusiast and regularly visits the stadiums and sports halls all over Europe. He shows the same passion for his daily work at Sponsoo.
In his free time, he has been singing in the New Boy's Choir Hamburg for 14 years and actively tries to shape local politics.
Béla J. Anda (Co-founder and Head of the Advisory Board) has founded Sponsoo together with Andreas and Christian - based on the vision to make sponsorships accessible for tens of thousands of amateur sports people. Before that, Béla studied law at the Bucerius Law School and in St. Gallen, and launched a startup for Rocket Internet in Bangladesh.
Béla loves active sports. For example, he hiked to the basecamp of Mount Everest or finished the Dublin Marathon.