Robert Knott

Principal and National Co-Leader, BDO Digital

BDO Oak Brook Office


Executive Summary

Bob Knott leads BDO Digital and is a member of BDO’s US advisory leadership team. At his core, he is an entrepreneur who excels at turning innovative ideas into business strategy. With over 30 years of experience in information technology and business advisory services, Bob has built and transformed technology companies into best-in-class professional services organizations.

BDO Digital's approach has been shaped by Bob’s perspective that technology should have a tangible business impact. As such, his team delivers solutions that increase top line performance, improve operations, and reduce business risk. Key to Bob’s creative leadership style is his belief that a people-first culture drives client success and employee satisfaction.

Under his leadership, his team has accrued a number of recognitions, such as a National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work, and INC 500 Fastest Growing Companies in America. He is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).


B.S., Manufacturing Engineering, Bradley University