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Will King is a multi award-winning businessman widely considered as one of the UK’s most creative and passionate entrepreneurs. He created The King of Shaves brand in the depths of the UK recession in the early 1990′s, a brand which is now second only to Gillette in the UK.
Back in 2009, Will announced a ‘Shaving Bond’ issue to raise finances from brand enthusiasts which proved successful that it was later adopted by many other companies.
Will won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award (London & South East, 2009, became a judge for the CBI Real Business Awards 2009, the O2 Entrepreneur X Business Awards 2009, the IOD Director of the Year Award 2010 and the Growing Business Awards 2010. He is regarded as one of the UK’s leading practitioners in the use of social media from a company and brand perspective and is author of How To Build A Great Business In Tough Times – The King of Shaves Story Will graduated from Portsmouth Polytechnic (University of Portsmouth) in 1987 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.