Eric Knopf
Advisor & Instructor

Eric is a recognized speaker and lecturer on entrepreneurship and business strategy and has previously been recognized as an entrepreneurial thought leader by Forbes, INC, and Business Journal.

Eric Knopf is a lifelong entrepreneur and the co-founder and co-CEO of Webconnex, a software company that makes event registration, event ticketing, and charitable fundraising software. Eric and co-founder John Russell bootstrapped Webconnnex in 2008 with a strategy to compete against billion-dollar competitors by building the best team and culture possible.

Today, with a team approaching 100 people, Webconnex is used by millions of people every month and processes over $1B each year for some of the most recognized brands and companies in the world, including Google, CrossFit, RedBull, Passion Conference, AVP, Major League Baseball, YoungLife, FCA, Salvation Army, and many more.

Prior to Webconnex, Eric was founder and principal of Vision Launchers, a startup development agency that helped launch and grow new companies. During this time, Vision Launchers helped develop and start over 200 new ventures and businesses. As a serial entrepreneur, through the years Eric has developed and launched a number of his own startup ideas that reached million-dollar revenue milestones.

Eric is married to Camille and they have two children together, Scarlett and Maverick, and live in Lake Tahoe.

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