Kris Knopf



Educational Track

Marketing Automation

Speaker Bio

Kris Knopf, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), innovative growth leader in sales, marketing, and tech with proven bottom line results.  Kris has built global brands and value-propositions for start-up and large enterprise-wide growth opportunities including USAA, Principal, Highmark, Transamerica, GuideOne, RSM McGladrey, and AMC Health across all areas of business development for fin-tech, health-tech, retail, and manufacturing.  He has led corporate strategic and go-to-market planning across B2B, B2C, and D2C platforms while building high-performance teams, enterprise process improvement, and lead gen programs.

He has led both domestic and international SaaS solutions market entry including expansions into Dubai, Europe, and Asia markets. Transitioned companies from traditional to digital, and turnarounds with new sustainable growth.

The phrase “go big or go home” describes Kris’ personal philosophy in balance with his ability to build cross industry partnerships and influencers, and break-through customer experiences.

Join us in Austin for truly intimate automotive education!