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Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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 Jim Knox Biography

Jim Knox is a wildlife expert and Curator of Education at the Beardsley Zoo.

As a wildlife expert, Knox expertly delivers exceptional presentations which directly contribute funding to conservation initiatives for critically endangered wildlife.

He has delivered over 3000 presentations about wildlife, including as a TEDx Speaker and guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut.

Knox draws on a wealth of knowledge and experience as a conservationist who has studied Black rhinos, lions and Great White sharks in Africa and a field researcher studying Alaskan Brown Bears.

He shares his passion, knowledge, and expertise about wildlife and conservation in the media as well.

Knox is the former host of PBS television’s Wildzoofari, a writer for PBS television and The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and appears as a wildlife expert on The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and Fox News and has been featured in The New York Times.

He attended Cornell University where he studied Animal Science, Applied Economics, and Business Management.

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Speaking Topics
  • Wildly Successful: Cracking Nature’s Secret Code to Release Your Inner Beast

    You wage battle in an intensely competitive corporate world. If you strive to be wildly successful, there’s only one place to look for models of unmatched, battle-hardened, and proven success—the animal kingdom. Drawing upon his years of firsthand experience with Amur tigers, Bald eagles, Timber wolves and other creatures, wildlife expert Jim Knox conveys emerging scientific knowledge and personal anecdote to deliver a transformative, thoroughly applicable and inspiring message to your audience. We are all subject to the same savagely competitive and brutal forces of nature, and just as significantly, we all exert these same forces of nature. Wild success is within our grasp!

  • Charged By a Grizzly: Confronting overwhelming opposing force, crisis situation insights from the field

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the African savannah, creative thinking on the ground held the key to achieving desired outcomes. From confronting overwhelming opposing force, to crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable, personal and fascinating insights from the field.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a zoo professional. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Success By Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle with a personalized presentation

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  • HOW TO BOOK Jim Knox?

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Jim Knox?

    Booking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jim Knox, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Jim Knox?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jim Knox for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jim Knox for your next private or corporate function.
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Jim Knox

Wildlife Expert & Beardsley Zoo Curator of Education

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Jim Knox Biography

Jim Knox is a wildlife expert and Curator of Education at the Beardsley Zoo.

As a wildlife expert, Knox expertly delivers exceptional presentations which directly contribute funding to conservation initiatives for critically endangered wildlife.

He has delivered over 3000 presentations about wildlife, including as a TEDx Speaker and guest lecturer at the University of Connecticut.

Knox draws on a wealth of knowledge and experience as a conservationist who has studied Black rhinos, lions and Great White sharks in Africa and a field researcher studying Alaskan Brown Bears.

He shares his passion, knowledge, and expertise about wildlife and conservation in the media as well.

Knox is the former host of PBS television’s Wildzoofari, a writer for PBS television and The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and appears as a wildlife expert on The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, and Fox News and has been featured in The New York Times.

He attended Cornell University where he studied Animal Science, Applied Economics, and Business Management.

Jim Knox Videos

  • How A Shark Taught Me To See | Jim Knox | TEDxDanbury - YouTube

Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Wildly Successful: Cracking Nature’s Secret Code to Release Your Inner Beast

    You wage battle in an intensely competitive corporate world. If you strive to be wildly successful, there’s only one place to look for models of unmatched, battle-hardened, and proven success—the animal kingdom. Drawing upon his years of firsthand experience with Amur tigers, Bald eagles, Timber wolves and other creatures, wildlife expert Jim Knox conveys emerging scientific knowledge and personal anecdote to deliver a transformative, thoroughly applicable and inspiring message to your audience. We are all subject to the same savagely competitive and brutal forces of nature, and just as significantly, we all exert these same forces of nature. Wild success is within our grasp!

  • Charged By a Grizzly: Confronting overwhelming opposing force, crisis situation insights from the field

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the African savannah, creative thinking on the ground held the key to achieving desired outcomes. From confronting overwhelming opposing force, to crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable, personal and fascinating insights from the field.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a zoo professional. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Success By Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle with a personalized presentation

FAQs on booking Jim Knox

  • How to book Jim Knox?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jim Knox for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Jim Knox, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jim Knox or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jim Knox?

    Booking fees for Jim Knox, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jim Knox, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jim Knox?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jim Knox for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jim Knox for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jim Knox or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jim Knox or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jim Knox is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Jim Knox for your event is available upon request. Jim Knox generally travels from Bridgeport, CT, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Bindi Irwin, Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas, David Mizejewski, Dyan "The Penguin Lady" deNapoli and Cristina Mittermeier. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jim Knox for an upcoming event.

Jim Knox Speaker Videos

  • How A Shark Taught Me To See | Jim Knox | TEDxDanbury - YouTube

Jim Knox Speaking Topics

  • Wildly Successful: Cracking Nature’s Secret Code to Release Your Inner Beast

    You wage battle in an intensely competitive corporate world. If you strive to be wildly successful, there’s only one place to look for models of unmatched, battle-hardened, and proven success—the animal kingdom. Drawing upon his years of firsthand experience with Amur tigers, Bald eagles, Timber wolves and other creatures, wildlife expert Jim Knox conveys emerging scientific knowledge and personal anecdote to deliver a transformative, thoroughly applicable and inspiring message to your audience. We are all subject to the same savagely competitive and brutal forces of nature, and just as significantly, we all exert these same forces of nature. Wild success is within our grasp!

  • Charged By a Grizzly: Confronting overwhelming opposing force, crisis situation insights from the field

    Whether standing his ground against a charging Grizzly, cage diving with Great White sharks or being stalked by a pride of eight lions, there is no such thing as a typical day for wildlife conservationist, Jim Knox. From the Alaskan tundra to the African savannah, creative thinking on the ground held the key to achieving desired outcomes. From confronting overwhelming opposing force, to crisis situation decision-making, to pioneering new territories, Jim shares invaluable, personal and fascinating insights from the field.

  • Haul of the Wild

    Transporting tigers, grappling gators and shipping scorpions are just a part of the job when you’re a zoo professional. Ensuring the safety of the animals and the humans in your care requires steely resolve, exacting planning and extraordinary teamwork. Gain Jim’s insider’s perspective as well as industry-transcending lessons from the hidden world of care and transport of the world’s most exotic creatures.

  • Success By Design

    Engage your team to succeed in the corporate jungle with a personalized presentation

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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