Kristoper B. Jones

Co-Chief Executive Officer at Special Guest, Inc.

Kristoper B. Jones

Kristoper B. Jones

Co-Chief Executive Officer at Special Guest, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Internet Marketing Ninjas, Inc.
KBJ Capital LP
Special Guest, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

840

Number of Boards

9

Birthday

12/16/1975

Age

43

Number of Awards

1

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President at United Way for Greater Austin

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President at Misericordia University

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President at Driving Revenue, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Homebrew Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC

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Former President & Chief Operating Officer at Superior Consultant Holdings Corp.

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Professional at Peter A. Bordes Marital Trust

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at VigLink, Inc.

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President & Director at VigLink, Inc.

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Kristoper B. Jones
Co-Chief Executive Officer at Special Guest, Inc.
Education
Master's Degree in Experimental Psychology
Class of 2010

Villanova University is a private university located in Radnor Township, a suburb northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Named for Saint Thomas of Villanova, the school is the oldest Catholic university in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1842 by the Order of Saint Augustine, the university traces its roots to old Saint Augustine's Church, Philadelphia, which the Augustinian friars founded in 1796, and to its parish school, Saint Augustine's Academy, which was established in 1811.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

JD Governmental Law

Albany Law School is located in the heart of New York's capital, and is the oldest independent law school in North America. With more than 160 years of experience in law education, the law school's students and alumni embark on brilliant careers—a U.S. president, governors including New York's current governor, chief counsels to Fortune 500 companies, and seats on the U.S. Supreme Court. Albany Law's outstanding location—the only law school within 90 miles of New York's capital—offers unparalleled opportunities for law students. Albany, the home of New York's highest court, federal courts, and the state legislature, is itself a laboratory for the study of law. Albany Law School offers J.D. and LL.M. degrees, 14 concentrations and several joint degrees through accredited colleges and universities in the Capital Region and New York City. A wide array of field placements, including internships through the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center and the Government Law Center, provide students essential hands-on learning. The Career Center assists students from their first day at Albany Law. With more than 10,000 alumni practicing in every state in the country, and several continents, Albany Law’s graduates serve as a vital community and resource for the law school and its students. Albany Law offers a close-knit community of dedicated students, accessible faculty and ample opportunities.

Career History
Managing Partner
2010 - Current

KBJ Capital LP provides investment services. It builds and sells Internet businesses. The firm also offers investment models. The company was founded by Kristopher Jones in April 2010 and is headquartered in Wilkes Barre, PA.

Founder
Current

ReferLocal.com is a local e-commerce and digital marketing platform that connects local consumers to local businesses through partnerships with traditional media (newspapers, television, print), native mobile apps (IOS and Android), and all forms of digital media (e-mail, SEO, PPC, social media, display). ReferLocal's traditional media partners have included Times Shamrock Communications, CBS, Entercom Communications, Hartford Courant, Bold Gold Media, the Day, the New York Daily News, Orlando Weekly, San Antonio Current, Press of Atlantic City, Fox TV, the CW, MyNetworkTV, Channel 16 - WNEP TV, MyFoxNepa, Cleveland Scene, Detroit Metro Times, Milwaukee Radio Alliance, and more. ReferLocal's digital media partners have included Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Exact Target, among others. ReferLocal has run promotions for well known advertisers including McDonald’s, TGI Friday’s, and Mohegan Sun Casino to name a few, as well as thousands of smaller local businesses throughout the United States. In addition, ReferLocal has powered ticket sales and e-commerce for tons of National recording artists and entertainers from KISS and Motely Crue to Def Leopard, the Zac Brown Band, Alice in Chains, 3 Doors Down, and Brad Paisley. ReferLocal was the exclusive ticketing agent for NBC TV’s the Office Wrap-Up Party held in Scranton, PA (the companies home town) that included the entire cast from the popular sitcom, including Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson…or as you probably know them – Michael Scott and Dwight Schrute. ReferLocal's customer facing products include e-commerce management, local deals, classifieds, coupons, and one of the Web's largest FREE local business directories with nearly 20,000,000 listings. ReferLocal was founded by Internet marketing and technology veteran Kristopher Jones who sold his previous start-up to eBay (NASDAQ - EBAY).

Founder/Chief Executive Officer
Current

Search Engine Optimization, Digital Marketing, Software as a Service

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Advisors
2014 - Current

NimbleCommerce, Inc. provides digital commerce platform for promotions. The firm help merchants and brands manage their own pre-paid offer and gift card programs, or resell through a network of retailer and publisher branded sites. The company was founded by Prashant Nedungadi in 2008 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.

Co-Chairman
Current
Advisor
Current

VigLink, Inc. develops revenue generating programs for web publishers. It offers a suite of content monetization tools that allow online publishers to earn money via the out clicks on their site. The firm's solution enables publishers to automatically affiliate the links in user's content to get paid when their readers click or make a purchase. The company was founded by Oliver Roup and Rodrigo Leroux in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Director
Current

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service. Penn State, founded in 1855 as an agricultural college, admitted its first class in 1859. Today Penn State is one of four “state-related” universities (along with the University of Pittsburgh, Temple University, and Lincoln University), institutions that are not state-owned and -operated but that have the character of public universities and receive substantial state appropriations.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Misericordia University is a four-year, Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy on August 15, 1924. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.

Director
Current

Albany Law School is located in the heart of New York's capital, and is the oldest independent law school in North America. With more than 160 years of experience in law education, the law school's students and alumni embark on brilliant careers—a U.S. president, governors including New York's current governor, chief counsels to Fortune 500 companies, and seats on the U.S. Supreme Court. Albany Law's outstanding location—the only law school within 90 miles of New York's capital—offers unparalleled opportunities for law students. Albany, the home of New York's highest court, federal courts, and the state legislature, is itself a laboratory for the study of law. Albany Law School offers J.D. and LL.M. degrees, 14 concentrations and several joint degrees through accredited colleges and universities in the Capital Region and New York City. A wide array of field placements, including internships through the Albany Law Clinic & Justice Center and the Government Law Center, provide students essential hands-on learning. The Career Center assists students from their first day at Albany Law. With more than 10,000 alumni practicing in every state in the country, and several continents, Albany Law’s graduates serve as a vital community and resource for the law school and its students. Albany Law offers a close-knit community of dedicated students, accessible faculty and ample opportunities.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $1,923
2014

Misericordia University is a four-year, Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy on August 15, 1924. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.

$1,000 - $1,923
2012

Misericordia University is a four-year, Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy on August 15, 1924. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.

$500 - $999
2011

Misericordia University is a four-year, Catholic, co-educational liberal arts university located on a 100-acre (0.40 km2) campus in Dallas, Pennsylvania, near the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. It was founded by the Religious Sisters of Mercy on August 15, 1924. The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees as well as post-master's and post-bachelor's certificates.

Political Donations
$250
2013

Representative at Office of the Representative from Pennsylvania's 8th District, Matt Cartwright

$500
2009

Distinguished Chair of Innovation at United States Military Academy

$500
2008

Representative at Office of the Representative from New York's 1st District, Lee Zeldin

Investments
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Special Guest, Inc. develops application that allows anyone, anywhere to hire live entertainment on demand. The company was founded by Kristopher B. Jones and Damon Wayans, Jr. and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Awards & Honors
2008
Ernst & Young - Entrepreneur of the Year
Creative Works
Author

Search-Engine Optimization: Your Visual Blueprint to Effective Internet Marketing

Events
Speaker
New York City, NY
2013 SES New York

Learn How to Succeed in Online Marketing

Speaker
New York Marriott Marquis-New York, NY
2013 SES New York

Learn How to Succeed in Online Marketing

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