Claes founded Guvera, an Australian based music streaming service, in January 2008. By 2011, Guvera was ranked by Billboard Magazine as one of the year’s top music start-ups and in 2013, won best music mobile app at the Australian Mobile Awards.
Claes has founded several companies including Hyro.com. In addition to this, he has held Creative Director positions at Rubus and Cocojambo, Director at VRLX and CEO at Hyroglifix Advertising. He has been acknowledged with several business awards, including the Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year award in 2011, and Trailblazer entrepreneur of the year award in 2010.