David Kristal

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

David is the Founder, CEO and Co-Chairman of Augeo. Additionally, he serves as the Executive Chairman of Augeo's fast-growing subsidiaries, Kigo and Brand Networks, specializing in blockchain loyalty and social engagement respectively. At the forefront of the engagement sector's emerging technologies and strategies, David leads transformation and origination efforts while driving the parallel strategic and technological innovations that are instrumental in shaping all aspects of the firm's activities.

David is an alumnus of the Carlson School of Management where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business in 1987 and later received his Juris Doctor degree from Stanford Law School in 1990. Beyond his roles with Augeo, he contributes his expertise to various boards including ampliFI Loyalty Solutions, Star Tribune Media Company and the Digital Commerce Alliance. David is equally committed to non-profit endeavors, serving on a number of non-profit boards including the newly formed Minnesota JCC as the first and immediate Past President and on the executive committee of St. Paul Academy and Summit School. David's philanthropic endeavors are exhibited by a history of leading and co-leading multiple capital and endowment campaigns in the Twin Cities. Lastly, David actively supports early-stage ideas in both the commercial and non-profit sectors.