Contributing Partner
Thursday, July 26
8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. –

Words of Wisdom from Robert
“Today we do what others won’t, so that tomorrow we can accomplish what others can’t.”

“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.”



Robert Herjavec, the dynamic businessman, founder and CEO of Herjavec Group, and “Shark,” launched his entrepreneurial career just as many of us did: in his basement.
How did he become the business mogul he is today?
He was willing to take chances
He took control of his future
He stayed true to his vision
How can you do the same thing? Herjavec will tell you how by sharing:
His extraordinary path to success and unique business experiences
The secrets and sales tips that took him from waiting tables to growing his nascent technology company into a world-class conglomerate
How entrepreneurs can succeed in any economic climate
How constantly evolving technology trends create new possibilities and risks in the business world.

Plus, he’ll share a few insider secrets from Shark Tank that will engage and inspire you to reject mediocrity and strive to win every day.

Robert Herjavec is a successful entrepreneur, author and “Shark” on ABC’s Shark Tank. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived in 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. He has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T, and founded Herjavec Group in 2003; it quickly became one of North America’s fastest-growing technology companies. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security. His third book, You Don’t Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success, was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2016.

In light of Robert’s newest book, You Don’t have to Be a Shark, he sat down to interview some of his favorite entrepreneurs. Read through one his conversations here and get inspired to #CreateYourSuccess, and share your advice for a new generation of people chasing their dreams.

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General Admission to the Robert Herjavec Keynote
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