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Mathew Knowles is widely recognized in the entertainment industry for his effective approach in developing and promoting award-winning artists. As founder of Music World Entertainment Corporation, he has served as executive producer for more than 100 award-winning, platinum and gold albums in multiple genres, including pop, R&B, gospel, dance, and country, as well as soundtracks and special-themed projects.
Record sales have exceeded 450 million worldwide, with work featuring some of the biggest names in music including Chaka Khan, Earth Wind & Fire, The O’Jays, Destiny’s Child, Solange, and Beyoncé, to name a few.
Today, Mathew Knowles is heavily involved in multiple projects in the film and television industry via Music World Film & TV.
Film & TV Executive • Legendary Music Mogul
• Speaker • Author • Entrepreneur
Mathew Knowles is the author of five books with more on the way.
Each book is a testament to different aspects of Knowles's life. From his monumental success as a music executive, to his principles for achievement as an entrepreneur and a professional, to his experiences and insights into racism—Knowles gives readers a "look behind the curtains" to his unique perspective that both enriches and educates.
Each book purchased will be personally signed by Mathew Knowles
Mathew Knowles taps into every area of his expertise to deliver engaging, educational, and motivating keynotes, lectures, and courses.
On top of his legendary contributions in the music industry, Knowles shares a distinguished 20-year career in sales and marketing with Fortune 500 companies such as Xerox, Phillips and Johnson & Johnson and holds a MBA in Strategic Planning and Organizational Culture as well as a Ph.D in Business Administration.
Through his strategic approach and unmatched work ethic, he became the worldwide number one salesman at Xerox Medical Systems for multiple years. He is listed under Wikipedia's top American salespeople category along with legendary figures like Zig Ziglar, Mark Cuban, Ray Kroc and more.
Additionally, he served as the Chief Marketing Officer for House of Deréon which sold in 2008 for over $75 million.
Knowles is involved in education and academia, teaching at multiple universities across the world, as well as serving on multiple boards. He is passionate about motivating and inspiring people of all creeds, nationalities and backgrounds and is a vocal advocate for health and wellness.
In 2022, he became the head of the newly formed Music World Films & TV with APX Capital Group to manage a $275M US fund to create thought-provoking and impactful films and television series.
He is available to speak at your corporate events, conferences, and higher education lectures for audiences of all sizes.
Nancy Brown, CEO
The American Heart Institute
Thank you, Mathew Knowles, for lending your powerful voice and vision to the American Heart Institution's EmPOWERED to Serve™ Community Transformation Roundtable.
As an educator and social influencer, your insights are invaluable as we work to ensure all people have equitable access to health and well-being.
A. Shuanise Washington, President
National Association for
Multi-ethnicity in Communications
On behalf of the National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC), thank you Mathew Knowles for serving as a speaker at our 35th annual conference. Subject matter experts like you, with practical knowledge, hands-on experience and inspiring stories help attendees understand the value of collaboration, networking and diversity to build a stronger workforce within the cable, media and entertainment industry.
Marla Frederick, Professor
Harvard University (2003-2019)
Thank you so much for sharing with us the breadth of your experience in business as we wrestled with the symposium topic, “The Future of Black Institutions” at Harvard. Mathew Knowles' transparency and insight about his history in business – along with that of his colleagues in education and ministry – created a space for rich, compelling and energetic dialogue and debate.
Mathew Knowles helped ignite a conversation that must continue.