Experienced speaker and motivator.
Speaker available for Virtual Bookings!
Kris is an experienced speaker, writer, and entrepreneur. This gig allows you to hire Kris to speak at your event or help you with your business.
In 1998 Kris founded digital marketing and affiliate technology company Pepperjam. Pepperjam went on to become one of the fastest growing and most celebrated agencies of its kind and was acquired in 2009 by eBay (NASDAQ). In 2010 Kris founded angel investment firm KBJ Capital where he has since. made 25 investments in some of the most successful technology companies of our time, including iFart, French Girls App, ReferLocal, LSEO.com, APPEK Mobile Apps, VigLink, Studio 16 South, and Special Guest App (alongside partner Damon Wayans, Jr.). In 2019 Kris acquired part of the former Guard Insurance campus in Wilkes Barre PA to launch the Accelerator, a 37,000 sq ft campus for fast growing and growth stage technology and technology enabled businesses. Kris has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for his private investment portfolio.
Kris is a best-selling author (over 100,000 books sold) and sought after speaker. Kris has shared the stage with celebrities, professional athletes, and. has keynoted major events at Disney, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the University of Pittsburgh, Nightclub and Bar Association, the Collision Conference, and more. Kris was a former commencement speaker at his undergraduate institution Penn State University and has delivered lectures at colleges and universities around the United States.
Kris is most sought after for his motivational and educational perspectives on personal development, professional development, raising venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, growth marketing (SEO, Social Media, Google, Facebook, Instagram), entrepreneurship, and business.
Kris appeared on Apple TV's first original content series - Planet of the Apps. Kris worked with his partner actor / comedian Damon Wayans Jr and singer / entrepreneur will.i.am to raise $1.5M from the reality show.