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.
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.
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.
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”.