About Warren Knight

Former Hip Hop dancer now top 100 Global Influencer, Digital Transformation (DX) Strategist, award-winning blogger, author of Think #Digital First and technology entrepreneur with over 10 years experience online.

Warren’s vision is to help 100,000 global businesses successfully sell more products and services through the strategic use of digital marketing by 2020.

To reach this goal, Warren is helping create a radical rethinking though his certified professional speaking and training on how organisations use technology in pursuits of building brand awareness and new revenue streams.

Warren has recently become a proud father and husband at 46 and still has a passion for Hip Hop dancing on stage.

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 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.

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 - 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
2017 - CPD Certified
2018 - Chamber Of Commerce
2018 - 50,000 Bees
2018 - Top 10 UK SME Blog
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Disruptive Technology

86%

Social Media

96%

Content Marketing

91%

Digital Leadership

89%

Business Growth

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