Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman

Entrepreneur Leadership Network Contributor
Founder and CEO, KnowBe4

About Stu Sjouwerman

Stu Sjouwerman (pronounced “shower-man”) is the founder and CEO of KnowBe4, Inc., which offers a platform for security awareness training and simulated phishing.

More From Stu Sjouwerman

Developing an Agile Work Culture

How To Successfully Develop Your Company's Core Values – And Ensure They're Practiced

These values should be the backbone of your business -- and everyone involved should reflect them.
Developing an Agile Work Culture

Why I Made an Employee Handbook Before I Even Had Any Employees

Knowing the type of culture you want to create from the very start is crucial for any business.
Managing Employees

How to Manage Your Organization Solely Through Performance Statistics

Being able to measure productivity for every single employee -- including you -- is vital to the success of any company.
Starting a Business

Should You Start With PR or Marketing First?

With five startups under my belt, this is what I've found works best.
Leadership

Redefining the Wall Between Executives and Employees – Literally

Fast, efficient communication is a company's lifeblood, and an open office environment is the key to achieving it.
Leadership

What Do Bill Gates, Elon Musk and Warren Buffett All Have in Common?

They make it a point to keep learning -- here's why that's so important.
Leadership

These Are the 3 Most Vital Techniques to Retain Employees

A critical part of growing any business is hiring the right people -- and then keeping them.
Time Management

6 Tips to Tame Your Email and Maximize Your Time Management

Don't fall into these common time-wasting traps.
Entrepreneurs

Here's How to Calculate the True Value of Your Time

Don't limit yourself to selling hours -- there's a better way to discover what your time is worth.
Starting a Business

3 Tips for Keeping Your Startup Dream Alive From a 5-Time Founder

After starting five different companies, I found these are the fundamentals to startup success -- every time.
Cultivating Emotional Intelligence

3 Reasons Empathy is Good for Business

Soft skills are vital for leaders, regardless of your industry. Here's why being empathetic plays a major role in successfully growing your company.
Marketing

I Took Over an Entire Convention With The Smallest Booth -- Here's How

Trade shows offer an unmatched opportunity for connecting with potential customers; this strategy can help you make the most of them.
Entrepreneurs

Why Active Listening Is a Critical Skill for Founders and Entrepreneurs

How you listen to your employees and associates has a direct impact on your success.
Leadership

How to Say No to Anyone Without Feeling Guilty

Once mastered, it's a powerful tool for your arsenal of skills.
Startups

The No. 1 Mistake I've Seen Promising Startups Make

Here's how to successfully achieve and navigate hypergrowth.