Warren Knight, with regards to his approach to transformation and our view relating to disruptive technology, is one that empowers individuals to reach their business objectives. The result would be stronger companies and more engaged communities. His vision, according to Warren Knight, is to help 100,0000 companies go through profound digital transformations of both their cultural personality and customer experience by 2021.
Although his earlier career saw Warren Knights as a hip-hop dancer, a grant from the Prince’s Trust when he was 22 years of age led to him starting a successful distribution company. From there he became the director of a global stationery business working with Disney and Nickelodeon. The business grew from one that netted $5 million per year to one that netted $30 million within five years, selling to over thirty countries across the globe and achieving $1 million in sales per month.
Warren Knight has, from there gone on to win numerous industry awards and co-found two IT companies. The first of these is an eCommerce platform that received SEIS investment, valuing the business at a million dollars within two years of inception. The second company is an online learning platform.
With an extremely long client list, Warren Knight counts amongst his clients the likes of Shell Oil Products Limited. RTI International, GlaxoSmithKline, NBS, Sharp Business Systems, Vodafone, and many more.
A top 100 Global Influencer and top 100 Tech Influencer, he’s internationally recognised as a speaker, trainer and coach on Digital Leadership & Digital Transformation, with nearly 15 years digital experience. Warren Knight has written four printed books and three digital books on sales, international growth, and social media. His next book on Digital Leadership and The Future of Work will be available in 2020.
Warren is a renowned international keynote speaker and a member of the Professional Speaking Association and CPD Certified. He is also a trainer and coach and has helped thousands of CEO’s, managers and entrepreneurs build their digital leadership footprint, inspiring change to help teach and lead organisations through a transformation.
Warren lives in the UK and presents in English.
“Warren provided an inspirational keynote at our annual Standards Publishing Advisory Board (SPAB) conference in Denver, Colorado, USA. Titled ‘Digital Business: The Tipping Point of Success’, his talk was engaging, entertaining (he coached an audience member to do the ‘moon walk’ on stage!), and educational. Warren took the time to meet with dozens of the meeting attendees prior to his speech to make sure that everything he talked about was relevant to that audience. He has a naturally engaging and approachable style that was well-received by everyone. I’d highly recommend Warren for your event.”
“Warren spoke at our Annual CFO conference on the topic of Digital Transformation. He is a very engaging speaker in that he weaves an uplifting message in a fun way but also challenges the audience to think differently. He supports his talk with real life examples that illustrate the points he is making and provides real tools that the audience can take away and apply in their day-to-day work. He was a pleasure to work with and get to know.”
“It was a pleasure to meet Warren and have him contribute to the Industry Forum on Banking. From the moment you meet him, his passion for what he does stands out. He really knows how to bring across his knowledge of digital innovation and entrepreneurship and manages to capture an audience in the journey he wants to take them on. His enthusiasm and joy in sharing his knowledge and vision is contagious. Having to work with speakers and setting up conferences on a daily basis, I can honestly say that Warren stands out, first of all because of his in depth knowledge and understanding of what he speaks off but also because of the way he brings his message across.”
“Inspiring. Entertaining. Dedicated. Passionate. With these words I would describe Warren. A true professional who is very passionate about AI and leadership and inspires people to begin their AI journey. Warren's presentation is entertaining and energetic. He is very dedicated and wants that every presentation is unique and fits perfectly to the certain target group to which he is holding the presentation for. Cooperation with Warren is very smooth and pleasant. Thank you Warren. It has been a true pleasure working together with you!”
“Warren spoke at our event the National Sales Conference 2018, on the agenda for the inaugural Academy Stream... Warren had a huge impact on our audience and was rated one of the best-rated speakers amongst the likes of Sir Clive Woodward. A truly engaging presenter which is tricky when speaking to over 400 attendees. We are already discussing ways we can work together in 2019. Would highly recommend Warren as a keynote.”
“We at DigiArenaHelsinki were very happy to have had Mr. Knight as one of our keynotes. His technology in sales and marketing and social media keynote were very popular and really gave our audience both practical tools and inspiration to develop their own performance. DigiArenaHelsinki wants to bring the latest digital to old and trends for the marketing and sales community in Finland and we felt that Mr Knight was the perfect choice to do just that.”