Sophia will take over the day-to-day running of Springwise from owner James Bidwell, who becomes Chairman, effective immediately.
James Bidwell Chairman, Springwise, comments: “We are delighted to welcome someone of Sophia’s stature to lead the next stage of the Springwise growth story. She comes to us with deep commercial and subscription experience as well as a clear understanding of how we will continue to grow Springwise as a sustainable and profitable brand, and force for positive change.
Over the past couple of years, we have proven the Springwise model with a fantastic group of clients and partners. Now is the time to accelerate our development and to cement our leadership position as the go to source for innovation intelligence in the disruption economy.
The success of our bestselling book, “Disrupt 100 Lessons in Business Innovation” gives us further confidence in the opportunity before us.”
Sophia Dempsey, Managing Director, Springwise, comments: “Springwise is a powerful, global brand with huge potential and I am really excited to be joining an outstanding team to lead our growth. We will capitalise on the depth of expertise across the Springwise network as well as the clear opportunity to create a more integrated business over time.”