"Shoe Dog" is a memoir written by Phil Knight, the co-founder and former CEO of Nike. The book chronicles Knight's entrepreneurial journey, from starting the company as a small distributor of Japanese sports shoes to building one of the most iconic and successful brands in the world. Knight shares his personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs along the way, offering valuable insights into the world of business and the determination required to achieve extraordinary success. The memoir captures the passion, risks, and relentless pursuit of innovation that drove Knight and his team to overcome obstacles and revolutionize the athletic footwear industry. "Shoe Dog" is a captivating story that provides inspiration and a firsthand account of the building of a global brand, making it a must-read for entrepreneurs, business enthusiasts, and anyone interested in the power of perseverance and following one's passion.
About the Author
Phil Knight is an American business magnate and philanthropist. He was born in Oregon. He is the co-founder and current chairmen emeritus of Nike, Inc. He was previously CEO and chairman of the company. As of 2019, he ranks as Forbes’ 26th richest person of the world. He graduated from the University of Oregon and Stanford Graduate School of Business. He has donated a significant amount of money to his alma maters, as well as to the Oregon Health and Science University.