Mathew Knowles: From Corporate America To Music Mogul
Before entering the music business full force, Mathew Knowles was earning six figures at various large companies, including Xerox.
“For 20 years I was in sales and marketing and worked ten years with Xerox,” Knowles explained during a podcast conversation on The Vibe Show Podcast. “I trained in the engineering division for a year. And then I was fortunate to get into the most elite division of Xerox which was the medical division back in the early 80s selling Xeroradiography for breast cancer detection. I was fortunate to be the top sales rep three out of four years worldwide.”
He made a promise to himself that he would only work in corporate America for no longer than two decades before pursuing entrepreneurial endeavors.
“I had made a commitment that I would only do corporate America for