Author, professor, lecturer, public speaker, entrepreneur, music executive, artist manager and founder of Music World Entertainment (MWE) would be the words used to sum up the professional career of Mathew Knowles, Ph.D.
Based out of Houston, MWE is one of the world’s leading music and entertainment conglomerates, with record sales exceeding 450 million worldwide, having worked with Chaka Khan, Earth Wind & Fire, The O’Jays, Destiny’s Child, Solange and Beyoncé, just to name a few.
Knowles is widely recognized in the entertainment industry for his effective approach to developing and promoting award-winning artists. Through WME and Artist Management, 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.
As a self-made entrepreneur he became the top salesperson at Xerox Medical Systems and then one of the world’s top entertainment managers and executives in the music industry. Knowles highly enjoys motivating and educating others by sharing his knowledge and experience. His philanthropic efforts and community service include The Knowles Temenos House, 400 apartment units to help the homeless, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Gospel Music Association Board of Directors, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Board Member, The Recording Academy Board Member, and the Survivor Foundation.