About Warren Knight

Warren Knight has dedicated the last 15 years to helping leaders understand how technology drives business success: how it allows them to build a more efficient and sustainable organisation and digital footprint, ensuring a brand fit for the future.

Warren’s global experience includes building several multi-million $ businesses, and today, as a world-leading thought leader, speaker, author and coach, his focus is on driving digital leadership. He helps future-focussed champions to embed digital transformation in the heart of their organisation, and to identify and adopt new ways to innovate every day – empowering employees and creating new ways for digital-only customers to engage and buy.

Warren Knight is an award-winning Digital Leadership & Digital Transformation Leader 2020, a top 100 Global Influencer and top 100 Tech Influencer, he’s internationally recognised as an award-winning virtual keynote speaker 2020 and an award-winning technology entrepreneur, certified Agile leader and author of Think #Digital First.

Change agent Warren Knight’s personal approach to transforming how we view disruptive technology is to empower individuals with positive choices to reach business objectives and as a result, builds stronger companies and more engaged communities.

His vision is to, by 2035, help 1,000,000 leaders globally build a workplace based on culture, community, and technology for generation Alpha.

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 certified trainer and award-winning coach and has helped thousands of businesses build their digital footprint.

PUBLISHED AUTHOR

Warren regularly writes for various digital marketing and business magazines that have a global readership, and has also written four books, three digital Books 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.

BEEKEEPER

Since the birth of his first child in 2017 after 3 rounds of fertility treatment and his second child in December 2018, Warren decided that going back to nature was going to be a massive part of his family’s life and now has 100,000 Bees that produces about 200lbs of honey and 12 chickens that lay 3,000 eggs every year, he also grows his own fruit and vegetables in what he calls his “edible garden”.

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 Executive 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 Influencer
2016 - UK's Best Business Blog
2016 - As Seen On Sky News
2017 - Finalist: UK Blog Awards
2017 - Top 100 Global Influencer
2017 - Dixie Knight 18.02.17
2017 - 2nd Edition Book Launch
2017 - CPD Certified
2018 - Chamber Of Commerce
2018 - 50,000 Bees
2018 - Top 10 UK Business Blog
2018 - Blossom Knight 13.12.18
2019 - Certified Agile Leader (CAL)
2019 - Top 100 Tech Influencer
2020 - Award-Winning Keynote Speaker
2020 - Top 10 Digital Influencer
2020 - Top Business Blog 2020
2020 - Launched Hivemind
2020 - 100,000 Bees
2020 - Top 10 Future of Work Speakers
2021 - Marketing Book of the Year
2021 - Digital Leadership & Transformation Leader
2021 - Virtual Speaker of the Year
  • Clients

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  • Talks

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Digital Leadership

98%

Disruptive Technology

86%

Digital Transformation

96%

Digital Selling

91%

Agile Leadership

93%

Technology Futurist

92%

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