Kris is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, best-selling author, accomplished public speaker and dedicated philanthropist. In 1999, Kris founded Pepperjam, a full-service internet marketing agency and affiliate network which was recognized by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest growing companies in America three times before being sold to eBay Enterprise in 2009.

After the sale of Pepperjam, Kris founded KBJ Capital, an early stage technology angel investment fund which has raised over $35 million of funding and has a robust portfolio of 15 companies including French Girls App,,, LavCup, APPEK Mobile Apps, VigLink, Pathmapp,, and more. Author of the best-selling book “Search-Engine Optimization: Your Visual Blueprint to Effective Internet Marketing”, Kris’ articles regularly appear in premium publications like Forbes, Inc. and Fast Company.

He is also a frequent keynote speaker at prestigious conferences and universities worldwide in addition to sitting on the boards of several non-profit and educational organizations. Learn more about Kris at