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KNIGHT Phil
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KNIGHT Phil

KNIGHT
Phil

Position: Businessman

Organization: Nike, Inc.

Fortune($mln)~: 51700

Date of Birth: 24 February 1938

Age: 83 years old

Zodiac sign: Pisces

Profession: Businessman

Biography

Phil Knight — amerikanskiy biznesmen, odin iz osnovateley kompanii Nike. Vypusknik Oregonskogo universiteta i Stenfordskoy shkoly biznesa. V 2006 godu sdelal naibol'sheye pozhertvovaniye ot chastnogo litsa v istorii Stenfordskoy shkoly biznesa. V 2016 godu vnos 400 millionov dollarov v programmu stipendiy Nayt-Khennessi Stenforda. Nayt rodilsya v Portlende, shtat Oregon. Posle okonchaniya Oregonskogo universiteta yego prizvali na sluzhbu v armiyu. Posle goda sluzhby, on postupil v Stenfordskuyu shkolu biznesa, kotoruyu okonchil diplomirovannym magistrom v 1962 godu. Posle okonchaniya on otpravilsya v puteshestviye po miru, v Yaponii Nayt uznal o brende sportivnoy obuvi Tayger, kotoruyu reshil rasprostranyat' v SSHA. Po pribytii v SSHA Nayt rabotal bukhgalterom v Portlende. Primerno cherez god on poluchil pervyye obraztsy Tayger i svyazalsya so svoim trenerom Billom Bauermanom. Oni sozdali predpriyatiye «Blue Ribbon Sports», kotoroye zatem prevratilos' v Nike. Pervonachal'no ono spetsializirovalas' na zakaze krossovok v aziatskikh stranakh i posleduyushchey prodazhe ikh na amerikanskom rynke.
 
Phil Knight is an American businessman and one of the founders of Nike. Graduate of the University of Oregon and Stanford Business School. In 2006, he made the largest private donation in Stanford Business School history. In 2016, contributed $ 400 million to the Stanford Knight-Hennessy Fellowship Program. Knight was born in Portland, Oregon. After graduating from the University of Oregon, he was drafted into the army. After a year of service, he attended Stanford Business School, graduating with a master's degree in 1962. After graduation, he went on a trip around the world, in Japan, Knight learned about the Tiger brand of sports shoes, which he decided to distribute in the United States. Upon arrival in the United States, Knight worked as an accountant in Portland. About a year later, he received the first Tiger samples and contacted his trainer, Bill Bowerman. They created Blue Ribbon Sports, which then became Nike. Initially, it specialized in ordering sneakers in Asian countries and then selling them in the American market.

May 6, 2021 Bloomberg estimated his fortune at $ 51,700 million

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