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Matthew  Knowles

Matthew Knowles

Serial Entrepreneur, Author & Legendary Music Mogul Behind Destiny's Child, Beyoncé & Solange

Biography

Mathew Knowles taps into every area of his expertise to deliver engaging, educational, and motivating keynotes that will leave a lasting impression on your audience. Read More >

While many know him for his legendary contributions to the music industry through managing the careers of Destiny's Child, Beyoncé and Solange amongst many others, Knowles also boasts a distinguished 20-year career in sales and marketing with Fortune 500 companies such as Xerox, Phillips and Johnson & Johnson and holds a MBA in Strategic Planning and Organizational Culture as well as a Ph.D in Business Administration.

Through his strategic approach and unmatched work ethic, he became the worldwide number one salesman at Xerox Medical Systems for multiple years.

Additionally, he served as the Chief Marketing Officer for House of Deréon which sold in 2008 for over $75 million.

Knowles is involved in education and academia, teaching at multiple universities across the world, as well as serving on multiple boards. He is passionate about motivating and inspiring people of all creeds, nationalities and backgrounds and is a vocal advocate for health and wellness. He's also the author of five books (including two Amazon best sellers) with more on the way.

In 2022, he became the head of the newly formed Music World Films & TV.

This abundance of experience allows Mathew Knowles to speak to a variety of audiences on a multitude of topics in a way that will make your event memorable and impactful for your attendees.

He is available to speak at your corporate events, conferences, and higher education lectures for audiences of all sizes. Read Less ^

Speaker Videos

Speech Topics

The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals

A personal and professional-oriented, motivational, and inspirational talk all rolled into one. As the title suggests, it focuses on characteristics that are common among successful people from all walks of life.

Entrepreneurship 101

Understanding the theory, creative process, characteristics, sales, marketing and practice of entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship. An in-depth look at why some entrepreneurs fail, whereas others succeed.

The Music Industry in the Digital Age

Here are tips to breathe life into your music and entertainment career and to make sure you are building a foundation for long term success. Taking inventory of your musical and entertainment skills, experiences and learning the business of music. Don’t sit around waiting for your musical career to happen. Step up and make it happen!

The Power of Leadership: 10 Principles for Becoming an Impactful Leader

These leadership traits are essential qualities that make effective leaders, whether you are managing a team, an organization, a department, or an entire company, these traits are all used to guide people and projects to success.

Harmonizing Your Workforce: 5 Ways to Make Diversity and Inclusion Your Competitive Advantages

Diversity and inclusion can have many positive factors, such as being more adaptable, developing a more innovative and engaging team, acceptance, and a greater problem-solving capacity. You will also discover whether you're a harmonized or a unified organization.

How to Develop Your Branding & Endorsement Identity

Using Beyoncé as a case study, we look at simple steps for successful branding. From how to create a brand identity as well as endorsement strategies and other fundamental processes.

The Critical Fundamentals of Marketing & Sales Success

This presentation is about using a measurable, repeatable sales process from knowing your product, reviewing your pipeline, follow ups, building an effective marketing strategy from brand awareness, determining the target audience, how to champion social media, conducting research, closing sales and more.

Racism in Today’s America

A personal reflection and view on racism in America and worldwide. An examination of the backdrop of discrimination from post-slavery, up through the civil rights protest, on into the present racial climate that exist today in every facet of our lives. Also available, The Emancipation of Slaves Through Music.

The Sustainable Road to Health & Wellness

With a major emphasis on early detection and genetics, Knowles gives his personal perspective of understanding the link between a healthy lifestyle and a healthy mind and body. Knowles shares his personal battle with cancer, family history and BRCA mutation. Knowles stresses, especially to the urban community, “If we do not make time for our wellness, we will be forced to make time for our sickness.”

The Tactics & Principles of Ethical Leadership

This workshop is directed for respect of ethical beliefs and values and for the dignity and rights of others. Through case studies you will gain the knowledge and tactics that lead to successful ethical outcomes in your present workplace.