Chairman & CEO, Electro Scan UK
Prior to founding Electro Scan (UK) Ltd. in 2014, Hansen founded California-based Electro Scan Inc. in 2011 to introduce a transformational approach to finding & measuring leaks in pressurized water and gravity foul water pipes typically missed by legacy acoustic sensors (hearing), CCTV cameras (seeing), and helium tracers (sniffing). Holder of 15 international patents on pipe condition assessment.
Hansen was previously Founder & Chairman of Hansen Information Technologies, Inc., (1980-2007) a leading provider of water & wastewater enterprise asset management (AEM) systems, which he sold in 2007 for US$100 million.
Hansen has earned BSc (UC Berkeley), MBA (UCLA), and currently enrolled in Stanford University’s Innovation and Entrepreneur Program. Hansen is an FAA-certified Instrument-Rated Airplane and Commercial Drone Pilot, and is an active studio & touring musician playing baritone saxophone and recording with various artists & bands, including Tower of Power, Huey Lewis, Toby Keith, and others.