About Warren Knight

Top 100 Global Influencer in 2017 and award winning blogger, author and digital entrepreneur with 10 years online experience. Warren started his career as a professional hip-hop dancer, and is now an international Digital Transformation keynote speaker, author and coach who built a £1m technology company in less than 2 years.

Warren’s vision is to help 100,000 companies go through a profound digital transformation of their business and organisational sales and marketing activities by 2020. To reach this goal, Think Digital First is a methodology, book and an online education company offering video courses in social media, digital marketing, and business skills. Founded in 2015.

EARLY ENTREPRENEURIAL SUCCESS

After receiving a grant from the Prince’s Trust at 22 (following a career as a hip hop dancer), Warren started a successful European music and clothing distribution company. Next he became the director of a global stationery and accessory business working with Disney and Nickelodeon, where he grew the business from a $5 million to $30 million company in a 5-year period, selling to over 30 countries, and achieving $1 million sales in one month.

BUSINESS BUILDER

Since then, Warren has won various industry awards and co-founded two IT companies. The first, an ecommerce platform that received £150,000 investment via the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS), valuing the business at £1m within two years. The second, an online learning platform, teaching people how to setup and use social networks for their business.

INTERNATIONAL SPEAKER, TRAINER, COACH

Warren is a renowned international keynote speaker and a member of the Professional Speaking Association. He is also a trainer and coach, and has helped thousands of start-ups and SMEs build their digital footprint, increase sales by up to 500% and grow their business through social media, digital marketing and ecommerce. He also has a passion for helping entrepreneurs to upskill.

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

Warren regularly writes for various digital marketing and business magazines that have a global readership, and has also written three eBooks on sales, international growth and social media for business which are available from Amazon. His latest Award winning, 5* book Think #Digital First is available to order now.

1990 - Professional Hiphop Dancer
1992 - Prince’s Trust Grant
1994 - Founded Clothing Company
2000 - International Sales Director
2004 - $1 Million Sales in 1 Month for Disney
2007 - National Campaign for Leukaemia
2007 - Fell in Love with Social Media
2010 - Launched Gloople
2011 - Award Winning Entrepreneur
2012 - Launched Social Media e-Learning
2014 - Top 10 UK SME Coach
2015 - Top 10 Business Advisor
2015 - Book Launch: Think #Digital First
2015 - 15th Most Influential UK Marketer
2016 - Launched Digital Academy
2016 - Highly Commended: UK Blog Awards
2016 - Finalist: Marketing Book Of The Year
2016 - Top 3 UK Digital Marketing Influencer
2016 - UK's Best Business Blog 2016
2016 - As Seen On Sky News
2017 - Finalist: UK Blog Awards
2017 - Top 100 Global Influencer
2017 - Dixie Knight Was Born
2017 - 2nd Edition Book Launch
  • Clients

    426
  • Talks

    396
  • Tweets

    27,781
  • Followers

    86,825

Social Media

92%

Digital Marketing

87%

Native Advertising

76%

Content Marketing

89%

Ecommerce

82%

Investment

93%

Business Growth

94%

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