Sven is a Managing Director of SharesPost’s SEC-registered investment advisor, SP Investments Management, LLC. Sven is responsible for the management of SharesPost investment vehicles. In this role, he is a member of the Investment Committee and serves as President and Trustee of the SharesPost 100 Fund.
Before joining SharesPost, Sven served as President of SVB Capital at Silicon Valley Bank, where he managed the company’s venture capital investing business, which included direct, secondary and fund of fund investments exceeding $1.5 billion under management. Prior to SVB Capital, Sven managed secondary investments at Cipio Partners and direct investments for Siemens. He previously had operational responsibilities at both Vodafone Germany and O2 Germany.
Sven holds an M.S. in Physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he specialized in Information Technology and Environmental Physics.