Kristofer is a highly regarded social entrepreneur and technology leader. In November 2019, he was announced as the Start-Up Executive of the Year at the CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards for his role as launch CEO at Byron Bay-based Split Payments, the World’s first Open Banking Real-Time Payments Platform.
Prior to joining Split Payments, he launched two of Asia Pacific’s most successful peer-to-peer crowdfunding platforms, GoFundraise in Australia and SimplyGiving.com – Asia’s largest online giving community operating in 20 countries, including Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Having raised more than US$100 million for nonprofits across the globe, Kristofer was the 2014 Regional Winner for Community Impact in Southeast Asia at Talent Unleashed, an international accolade judged by Sir Richard Branson and Steve Wosniak, Co-Founder of Apple.
Kristofer presents on future trends in technology across the globe and is also a strategic advisor on fundraising and social impact for corporates and nonprofits. He lives in Lennox Head with his wife and three children.