Philip Hampson Knight

Co-Founder at Nike, Inc.

Philip Hampson Knight

Philip Hampson Knight

Co-Founder at Nike, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Nike International Ltd.
Nike, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

3351

Primary Location

Hillsboro, OR, United States

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

02/24/1938 - Portland, OR, United States

Age

82

Number of Awards

26

Estimated Net Worth

$26.2B

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Former Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer at Nike, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Nike, Inc.

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Fiduciary Director at Indiana University Foundation

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Laika LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Apple, Inc.

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Former Head Coach, Men's Basketball Team at Georgetown University

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Professor at University of Illinois

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Former Director & Vice President at John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

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Managing Partner at Ignition Venture Partners LLC

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Venture Partner at TCMI, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Nike, Inc.
Family Members
Child
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Laika LLC

Laika LLC is an American private company located in Hillsboro, OR, that engages in producing and distributing animated movies. Travis A. Knight is the CEO, in this role since 2003.The company says this about itself: Fueled by the vision of its President & CEO Travis Knight, the animation studio LAIKA was founded in 2005. Located just outside of Portland, Oregon, LAIKA was awarded a Scientific and Technology Oscar® plaque in 2016 for its innovation in 3D printing. All of LAIKA's four films: Coraline (2009), ParaNorman (2012), The Boxtrolls (2014) and Kubo and the Two Strings (2016) were nominated for the Academy Award® for Outstanding Animated Feature. Kubo and the Two Strings also won the BAFTA Award for Best Animated Film and received an additional Oscar® nomination for Visual Effects. LAIKA's most recent film, Missing Link, with a voice cast that includes Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana and Zack Galifianakis, was released in April of this year.

Spouse
Former Director & Vice President at John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Founded in 1950, the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation is a private foundation located in Miami, Florida. The foundation promotes advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. The foundation focuses on projects that promote informed, engaged communities and lead to transformational change. The foundation is independent of the Knight brothers' newspaper enterprises.

Education
MBA
Class of 1962

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Journalism
Class of 1959

The University of Oregon, founded in 1876, is the state’s flagship institution. Located in Eugene, an energetic college town, the university offers academic excellence and hands-on learning opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere. Towering trees shade the 295-acre campus, where students, faculty members, and employees from a wide variety of backgrounds share a commitment to preserving the environment and pursuing innovation in more than 200 academic programs that range from Eugene to Portland and from the coast to the mountains.

Memberships
Member
2015 - Current

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Member

The international fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (also known as FIJI) is one of the largest Greek-letter social fraternity in North America with more than 120 active chapters and 18 colonies across the United States and Canada.The organization was founded on April 22, 1848, at Jefferson College in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.

Career History
Co-Founder
1964 - Current

NIKE, Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of athletic footwear, apparel, accessories, equipment, and services. It operates through the following segments: North America; Europe, Middle East & Africa; Greater China; Asia Pacific & Latin America; Global Brand Divisions; Converse; and Corporate. The North America; Europe, Middle East & Africa; Greater China; and Asia Pacific & Latin America segments refers to the design, development, marketing, and selling of athletic footwear, apparel, and equipment. The Global Brand Divisions represents NIKE Brand licensing businesses. The Converse segment designs, markets, licenses, and sells casual sneakers, apparel, and accessories. The Corporate segment consists of unallocated general and administrative expenses. The company was founded by William Jay Bowerman and Philip H. Knight in 1964 and is headquartered in Beaverton, OR.

Founder
2015 - ?
Chief Executive Officer
Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2014

TO PUT AN END TO CANCER.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The US-ASEAN Business Council (also known as "the Council" or "USABC") is an advocacy organization that aims to foster economic growth and trade ties between the United States and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)'s ten member countries. It is the only U.S.-based organization enshrined in the ASEAN charter. Based in Washington, DC, the Council has branch offices in New York, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The 29 year-old Council represents nearly 130 of the largest U.S. corporations, including Coca-Cola, ExxonMobil, General Electric, Intel, UPS, FedEx and Google.

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$2M +
2018

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$100K - $250K
2017

The Brookings Institution provides research and policy solutions. Its activities are carried out through four research programs: economic studies, foreign policy studies, governance studies and metropolitan policy. The company also deals through the Brookings Center for Executive Education and the Brookings Institution Press. The Brookings Institution was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$400M
2016

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Political Donations
$100K
2018

Senator at Office of the Senator from Colorado, Cory Gardner

$500K
2017
$38.6K
2015

Former Senator from Utah

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Awards & Honors
Rank #28
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #20
2017
Hurun - Global Rich List
Rank #24
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Events
Attendee
2013 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2011 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres. Previous conference guests have included Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren and Susan Buffett, Tony Blair, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Allen alumni and former Philippine Senator Mar Roxas, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, BET founder Robert Johnson, Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons, NBA player LeBron James, entertainer Dan Chan, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, Diane Sawyer, InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller, Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Washington Post CEO Donald E. Graham.

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