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Phil Knight

Phil KnightAKA Philip Hampson Knight

Born: 24-Feb-1938
Birthplace: Portland, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of Nike

Co-founded Blue Ribbon Sports (now Nike) with Bill Bowerman in 1964. Net worth $4.2B (Forbes, 2003.)

Wife: Penny Parks
Son: Matthew Knight (d. 23-May-2004 diving accident in El Salvador, age 34)
Son: Travis
Daughter: Christina

    University: BBA, University of Oregon (1959)
    University: MBA, Stanford University (1962)
    Teacher: Portland State University

    Nike CEO (1964-2004)
    Nike President (1964-83, brief intermission, 1984-90, and 2000-04)
    Nike Co-Founder (1964)
    Coopers & Lybrand
    Price Waterhouse
    Member of the Board of Nike (as Chairman, 1972-)
    American Success PAC
    Bush-Quayle '92
    Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee
    Romney Victory Inc.

    The Big One (6-Sep-1997) · Himself

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