The Inspiration For Your Event
Alex Knoll is a tech founder and international speaker with a passion for helping others. He has been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, BBC, Irish Times, NBC Nightly News, Sky News & many more.
Alex developed Ability App, a global crowd-sourced app that helps people with disabilities and caregivers search for specific accessible and inclusive features at locations around the world.
Ability App launched globally May 1, 2020. Please visit the Ability App website for more information.
Most recently, Alex was awarded The Diana Award, given out by the charity of the same name with the support of The Duke of Cambridge and The Duke of Sussex, and was created to honor Princess Diana’s work while inspiring others to action.
About Alex Knoll
Alex was just 9 years old when he saw a man in a wheelchair struggling to open a door. He wondered if there was an app available that might have told that man what other stores around the area had automatic doors. He did some research and couldn’t find an app like that, so he started creating one.
Alex entered Ability App into a student invention competition, called Invent Idaho. He won that competition, along with the Discovery 3M Young Scientist’s Challenge for the State of Idaho, and the Global AT&T Inventor’s Challenge.
Alex was able to further the development of Ability App after he received a check from Shutterfly and The Ellen DeGeneres show for $25,000. Ability App launched May 1, 2020.
Alex volunteers his free-time working on Ability App and advocating for accessibility and inclusion of people with disabilities.
How can a teenager inspire your team? Alex will take your group on a journey that will inspire everyone to take on a change-maker mindset. Alex’s can-do, never give up spirit and uplifting messages are sure to capture your attention.
Are you looking for a way to inspire members of your organization to accomplish their goals and lead others to reach higher levels of success?
Please consider Alex’s services to bring inspiration to your event!
- Powerful messages that make an impact
- New and creative ways to consider ideas
- Authentic presentations that inspire, motivate and empower
Alex’s presentation topics include app development and the world of startups, the future of tech, kindness to others, accessibility and inclusion of people with disabilities, and life as a young entrepreneur!
As an award-winning speaker, inclusion and accessibility advocate and innovator, Alex will bring new life and connection to your next virtual event, webinar, conference or meeting.
Contact Alex’s team to design a presentation that fits your event.
Alex has spoken at many conferences throughout the world.
Notable International Conferences:
National Speakers Association – Influence, United States of America
Young President’s Organization (YPO), Canada
C2 Montréal, Canada
Swiss Marking Forum, Switzerland
Globsec Tatra Summit, Slovakia
Read the Time For Kids Article About Ability App. Alex Knoll is featured on the cover of TIME Magazine For Kids.
As part of Nickelodeon’s HALO (Helping And Leading Others) movement, Alex’s story was shared around the globe, offering kids—and adults—ideas for ways they can make a difference.
Please reach out by emailing me below so that we can work together! I look forward to connecting with you!
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