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 (Senior Sales Manager) 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.
Maurice Lange (Business Development Manager) 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.
Mohamed Amine Chabchoub (Global Development Trainee) photographer and sports lover. He is working with Sponsoo on launching the activity in the French-speaking and Arabic-speaking market. In his free time, he loves playing Tennis as it's a great sport for socializing, and fantastic exercise as well.
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.
Kim Kaufmann (Marketing Managerin) joined Sponsoo after completing her MBA at the University of Hamburg and is responsible for the development and design of the communication and marketing strategy. In her freetime, she is not one of the typical fitness goers, but rather plays squash or tennis and goes kitesurfing. To relax, she also likes to go the yoga studio.
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.
Nils Rautenhaus (Sales Manager) is part of the sales team and brings together cooperation partners and ambitious athletes. After a worldtip and doing an apprenticeship, he gained experience in other sports companies. Since his early childhood Nils started to play soccer with passion and devotion and visits stadiums across the country regularly. Besides his interest in ice hockey, two bungee jumps mark the sporting highlights in his life!
Maya Vasquez Fischer (Marketing & Development Associate) hat sich dazu entschieden ihr Bachelorpraktikum bei Sponsoo zu machen und unterstützt in den Bereichen Marketing und internationale Expansion. Zuvor hat sie schon Erfahrung in einer spanischen Fußball Akademie in diesen Bereichen sammeln können. Als Ruderin fühlt sie sich nach Feierabend auf der Alster am wohlsten, geht aber auch gerne mal zur Abwechslung joggen oder probiert neue Sportarten aus.
Conor Mohr Condron (Sales Associate) joined Sponsoo after completing his bachelor's degree at Lewis University and supports the sales team during his internship. Besides his huge passion for playing football, he enjoys going to the gym to stay in shape. His desire to combine his job with his passion, was on of the reasons that brought him to Sponsoo.
Martin Eberl (Sales Associate) supports the sales team of Sponsoo during his internship. He has tried already a huge amount of sports and outdoor activities. Besides his favourits football and tennis he follows many kinds of sports and is also interested to discover new them himself. Grown up in the Alps his huge passion though is still skiing. His intersest in sports and various business fields brought him to is internship at Sponsoo.
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.
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.