Phil Knight's Life

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Phil%20knight Birth Phil Knights was born in Portland, Oregon.
Images Graduated Univerity of Oregon. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1959 with a degree in business
Phi gamma delta crest Earned a Degree He earned a jouralism degree.
Blue nike logo Start of Nike Nike First started.
007 stanford Graduated He graduated Standford Graduate.
Nike factory 01 Nike in Public Knight was ready to take Nike public.
Michael jordan and nike Michael Jordan In 1984, the signing of NBA rookie Michael Jordan took the brand to a new level. The success of Jordan was part of a larger brand strategy: to align with the best athletes in the world.
Nike factory Pledged to Impose for Factories of Nike He pledged to impose more stringent standards for the factories that Nike engages to manufacture its goods.
Sub masthead hof sub masthead hof 293 background Sports Hall of Fame He was inducted into the Oregon Sports Hall of FAme for his Special Contribution to Sports in Oregon.
9. chief executive officer Phil Knight, Executive Officer Phil Knight resigned as the company's chief executive officer.
Whtdonationslogo Donation He gave the largest donation in history at the time of Standord's business school.
Philknight crop 340x234 Donated To University of Oregon Knight and his wife, Penny announced to donated $100 million to the University of Oregon Athletics Legacy Fund.
Nike swoosh1 Swoosh Logo Created The Nike Swoosh Logo was created by Caroline Davidson.