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UC Irvine, MBA 1999

Current Companies

investor / advisor

Former Companies

VP of Sales
Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder

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Kris Duggan

Kris Duggan is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building innovative SaaS companies with thousands of delighted customers.

He is dedicated to helping brands on the web increase user engagement by leveraging proven techniques in social gaming and loyalty. A sought-after speaker on gamification and user engagement, Kris is a thought leader of innovative ways to incorporate game mechanics and real-time loyalty programs into web and mobile experiences.

Kris believes the next decade of the web will focus on loyalty, user segmentation, and motivation techniques linked to deep engagement analytics. Prior to founding Badgeville, he worked in leadership roles at a variety of successful companies, including WebEx, and across a wide variety of verticals.

He also closely advises Palantir Technologies.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
Koality 10/2013Seed$1.8M9
ZenPayroll 12/2012Seed$6.1M22



  1. Koality Closes Its $1.8 Million Seed Round From FF Angel And Others ( [edit]
  2. ZenPayroll Launches Cloud-Based Payroll Service With $6.1M In Seed Funding From CEOs At Yammer, Box, Yelp And Dropbox ( [edit]
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