William McKnight, Professional Speaker, Author, Internationally Recognized Authority in Information Management

“We engaged William McKnight as the keynote speaker for two IBM roadshows, the Discovery Days and Break Free Tours. William is one of the world’s leading information management thought leaders and educators and it’s easy to see why. He knows the technology and business audience well and his content was very relevant to their needs. He was able to bring in new ideas and concepts and demonstrate the relevancy by bridging from what the audience already knew. His appeal was to deliver business-first. I, and the audiences, will not forget many of his more prominent quotes. His presentation style is very engaging. He educated and entertained and received the highest reviews I’ve seen in my six years of running shows for IBM.”

William is a highly sought-after presenter who has spoken on four continents. He is noted for his fascinating, informative, dynamic and entertaining keynotes. William educates businesses and organizations on emerging technology, the vast uses of information and strategy insights. His speaking style is engaging and personal. He is a prolific writer with hundreds of articles and white papers published. William is a distinguished entrepreneur, and a former Fortune 50 technology executive and software engineer. He is a leading authority on how technology is shaping the future.

William is an Ernst&Young Southwest Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist, a frequent best practices judge, has published hundreds of articles and white papers and given hundreds of international keynotes and public seminars. William is a former Information Technology Vice President of a Fortune 50 company, a former database engineer at IBM and holds an MBA.

William has been involved in information management his entire career. He has built numerous client successes. His unparalleled exposure to the market infuses ideas into client programs.

William is President of McKnight Consulting Group. He is an internationally recognized authority in information management. He is the author of “Information Management: Strategies for Gaining a Competitive Advantage with Data” and "90 Days to Success in Consulting". His consulting work has included many in the Global 2000 and numerous midmarket companies.


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