Simon Pettersson is the new SACC-LA Event Marketing Manager. He holds a HVE Degree in International Marketing and Sales from the University of Uppsala in Sweden.
For the last eight years Simon has worked within both event production and marketing and in 2014 he started the event agency Simon & Simon, in Sweden, which he successfully ran until he made an exit and sold his holdings early 2018.
Simon is an entrepreneur with a social mindset and an eagerness to learn, he aims to contribute a lot of positive energy wherever he goes. His optimistic outlook makes him believe everything is possible. Simon is thrilled to be working at SACC-LA and to be in Los Angeles, where he wants to explore everything this fabled city has to offer.
Before his journey as an entrepreneur, he worked as a Project Manager for JCP, one of the largest event agencies in Scandinavia. He has produced events for brands and companies such as Google, HBO, BMW, Pepsi and Spotify. He has also been the host and moderator for several events in Sweden and last year he lectured in event production at the Travel and Education Center in Stockholm.
Simon is an adventurous world traveler and has visited more than 30 countries already, where he has had the pleasure to meet a lot of people from different countries, cultures with various backgrounds. He is a big advocate for human rights and equally for all.
Set a side from his career and personal ambitions, Simon is also a huge sports fan and his support for the British soccer team Manchester United never fades.