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Robert Herjavec

Business Leader, Bestselling Author & Star of ABC's Shark Tank

Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders.  Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations

Fast Forward and Focused
Technology is constantly transforming, creating new possibilities and risks in the business world. Dynamic IT entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group, Robert Herjavec, will explore evolving technology trends, and the rising cyber security threats we face personally and professionally on a daily basis. He will reveal a few secrets from inside the Shark Tank and inspire anyone willing to keep up in a fast moving world.

The Will to Win
Anyone can succeed, as long as they’re willing to take chances, take control of their future and stay true to their vision. Dynamic IT entrepreneur and Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group, Robert Herjavec, reveals the secrets and sales tips that took him from waiting tables to growing his nascent technology company into a world-class conglomerate. He shares life principles that are as valuable in the living room as they are in the boardroom.

Cybersecurity: Protecting the Currency of the 21st Century
Cybersecurity attacks are a daunting reality threatening global infrastructures, including power grids, transportation systems and health networks. The fact remains—no organization is immune. In this presentation, Herjavec will outline why cybersecurity must be a heightened responsibility of CEOs and boards. He will urge a proactive approach to staying a step ahead of threats.  

Platform Plus

Interview

See what happens when the tables turn on entrepreneur Robert Herjavec, Founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, when he finds himself in the hot seat answering questions on business trends, entrepreneurship and revealing a few secrets from inside the Shark Tank.

Celebrity Spokesperson

Awards

2012
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
Profit | Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies
Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

2006
Profit | Hot 50
  • Robert was great....just what I expected. He was really great to work with and very friendly with the media that we had there also.

    - TorontoJobs.ca
  • Extremely motivating speech by Robert Herjavec. Feeling very positive right now. Thanks Robert!

    - Toronto Entrepreneur Conference
  • He was exceptional. His expertise and inspirational story captivated the standing room only audience and he truly made the event a huge success. His highly professional team was wonderful to work with and I highly recommend Robert Herjavec for all of your conference and business needs.


    - City of Ontario, California

Summary Profile

A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. In 2003 Robert founded Herjavec Group, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies, scaling from $400K in sales to a run rate of $150 million.

Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security specializing in managed security services, compliance, incident response and remediation efforts for enterprise level organizations.

His inspiring books, “Driven” and “The Will to Win”, were simultaneously Top 10 Bestsellers that earned him the title of “Best Selling Author”. Robert’s motivational business advice has received millions of impressions through TV, print, radio and digital media. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each week as a leading Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank.

To Robert, running a business is a lot like one of his greatest passions, racing cars. He believes, “You have to stay laser-focused when driving a car over 200 miles an hour, and the same approach is required when growing a business in today’s world of rapidly changing technology.” For the past three years, Robert has competed as Ferrari #007 for Herjavec Group Racing in the North American Ferrari Challenge Series, achieving multiple podiums and winning Rookie of The Year in 2011.