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 2014 Mario Steinbuch joined the team and is now in charge of the operational business.
Sebastian has been kiting since 2000 but despite the years of practice he never made it to a professional level.
Christoph is a passionate kitesurfer and serves as CEO of FoundersKiteClub GmbH.
In his business career he has founded Germany's largest jobboard for graduates ABSOLVENTA and co-founded some other technology ventures and consulting businesses.
Mario just discovered his desire to master kitesurfing, but nevertheless has ambitious goals.
After entering the sports startup environment, he then joined the FKC-Team in 2014 as Managing Director. His affection for sports and entrepreneurship make him a perfect fit.
Flo's element is water. While circumnavigating the world as cofounder of the wildlifesail.org project, he found his true passion in kitesurfing.