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Yes, keynotes must be inspiring. But what if you could have a keynote address that not only inspires but also informs? A speech that makes the audience laugh—but also makes them think? Our keynotes do all of these things, and more.

You might think that finance is not an inspiring topic, and certainly isn’t fun. But with Joe Knight, coauthor of Financial Intelligence, as your speaker, your audience will learn that financial knowledge is a powerful tool that can lead to both job and personal success. Along the way, they will have fun, learn lots, and walk away with critical know-how.

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More about Joe Knight

Joe Knight [See Joe in action here (Quicktime required)], Partner and Senior Consultant with the Business Literacy Institute, is a highly regarded finance and business literacy keynote speaker, trainer, and published author. His keynote addresses, including The Orgy of Corporate Greed and Financial Intelligence, are resounding successes with diverse audiences because of his unique ability to combine lots of content with energy and humor. Recent keynote and speaking appearances include the SHRM, IPPA, and Inc. 500 conferences. Audience members have raved about his speaking, including comments such as “I was on the edge of my seat the entire time,” “Joe’s sessions keep us engaged and enthusiastic through his real world stories and experiences,” and “Joe was ideal...given his humorous, positive approach and emphasis on demystifying the numbers and ratios.”

Joe is coauthor of Financial Intelligence, a smart, no-nonsense business finance handbook for managers. The book has been heralded as “The Elements of Style” of finance by CFO.com and as an “accessible, jargon-free” book by Accounting Today. Joe has also been a guest on Bob Brinker's Money Talk show on KABC radio and CNBC's Morning Call program.

As CFO of Setpoint Companies, he spearheaded the financial education of engineers in this automation and roller coaster company. Under his leadership, Setpoint became an Inc. 500 company and was featured in Inc. magazine and A Stake in the Outcome. Joe’s background also includes finance at Ford Motor Company, Bell & Howell, and Arrow Dynamics, as well as consulting in the fields of finance and project management. Joe has served as a professor at University of Phoenix and Westminster College and is a frequent guest lecturer at Brigham Young University. Joe received a bachelor's degree in economics from Brigham Young University and an MBA from University of California, Berkeley.

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