Founders Kite Club was initiated by a bunch of entrepreneurs and founded by Sebastian Heitmann (CEO BEST Kiteboarding), Christoph Jost (German Internet-Entrepreneur) and Florian Wilken (German Internet-Entrepreneur) in February 2013. In 2017 Alex Hegeler joined the team and is now in charge of the operational business.
Alex, is an experienced marketing and event management expert.
After 5 years in Cape Town, Alex spent his recent years as project manager for a Hamburg based agency, working with some of the biggest windsurfing and kitesurfing events around the world. Alex will be an asset in professionalizing FKC and making our events even more successful and engaging.
Sebastian has been kiting since 2000 but despite the years of practice he never made it to a professional level.
Dr. Liraz Lasry from Tel Aviv is an experienced brand specialist, who will help FKC define its values and build a strong brand.
With over 14 years of experience in personal growth, and a vast experience in advising, teaching and guiding entrepreneurs and investors to personal and business growth, Liraz will be an asset in content curation and event facilitation.
Flo's element is water. While circumnavigating the world as cofounder of the wildlifesail.org project, he found his true passion in kitesurfing.
Andreas Bonnier from Sweden will complete the board of the FKC with great experience with starting and growing companies in international environments.