Speaking Engagements

To request Knock Knock founder Jen Bilik as a speaker, or for more information about upcoming and past speaking engagements, contact us at publicity@knockknockstuff.com.

  • 2016 Y Conference, San Diego, CA (4/16/16) See the video 
  • Thirst DC, Washington, DC (10/22/15) “The Uses and Abuses of Comedic Tension.”
  • Her Corner: A Speaker Series, Washington, DC (10/21/15) Keynote speaker, “What I Knew, What I Didn’t Know, What I Wish I’d Known, and What I Knew Later.”
  • Marriott Innovation Days, Washington, DC (10/15/15) “To Thine Own Self Be True: Lessons on Collaboration from the Startup World.”
  • TYPO SF, San Francisco, CA (4/30/15) “Losing Focus to Find Focus.” See the video 
  • Art Directors Club of Tulsa (ADCT), Tulsa, OK (1/16/14) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • AIGA Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK (1/15/14) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • PubWest 2013 Conference, Santa Fe, NM (11/9/13) Keynote speaker, “Can Physical Trump Digital? Object Value in an Electronic Age As Digital Technologies Evolve.”
  • AIGA National Head, Heart, Hand Design Conference, Minneapolis, MN (10/11/13) Panel speaker, “Kern and Burn: A Conversation with Design Entrepreneurs.”
  • AIGA Los Angeles Blueprint, Los Angeles, CA (7/25/13) Panel speaker, “Law for Creatives.”
  • The Dieline Packaging & Design Conference, San Francisco, CA (6/25/13) “Enticing the Customer with Copy: The Six Stages of Packaging Seduction.”
  • Dieline Conference, Boston, MA (6/21/13) “Get Them to Read (From Afar): Design-Driven Copywriting to Draw Customers In.”
  • SMARTY Fireside Chat with Jen Bilik, Los Angeles, CA (1/9/13)
  • Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week, Baton Rouge, LA (11/15/12) Panel speaker, “Women’s Business Leaders Breakfast.”
  • SMARTY LA Master Event, Los Angeles, CA (7/18/12) Panel speaker, “Revintenting A Category, Three Stories.”
  • Spark & Hustle, Los Angeles, CA (5/31/12) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • AIGA Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (4/2/12) “Good Design is Good Business: Master Lock, and the Battle Against Myopia.”
  • Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA (1/1/12) Ongoing guest instructor in Advanced Graphics Studio, Business 101, and Taking Your Product or Idea to Market.
  • AIGA Y Conference, San Diego, CA (3/25/11) “Graphic Design for Retail Environments.”
  • Design Indaba Conference, Cape Town, South Africa (2/23/11) “The Story of Knock Knock.” See the video 
  • Spark & Hustle, Los Angeles, CA (2/4/11) “How to Leverage Your Personality in Business.”
  • SMARTY LA Master Event, Los Angeles, CA (11/30/10)
  • Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles, CA (4/14/10) “Where Design and Writing Meet.”
  • AIGA Y Conference, San Diego, CA (3/26/10) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • Los Angeles Gift Mart, Los Angeles, CA (6/13/09) “Why Funny Sells in a Tough Economy.”
  • Art Center College of Design, Three by Three series, Pasadena, CA (3/12/09) Panel speaker, “Taking your Product or Service to Market.”
  • San Francisco Gift Mart, San Francisco, CA (2/7/09) “Why Funny Sells in a Tough Economy.”
  • AIGA Pennsylvania, Lancaster, PA (1/29/09) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • HOW Design Conference, Las Vegas, NV (6/13/06) “The Whole Deal: Writing and Design.”
  • Art Center College of Design, Three by Three series, Pasadena, CA (3/9/06) Panel speaker, “Graphic Designers’ Stuff Goes to Market.”
  • AIGA Lecture at Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Los Angeles, CA (9/27/05) “The Story of Knock Knock.”
  • AIGA Central PA, Pennsylvania (7/2/05) “Once Upon A Knock Knock.”