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Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. He has built and sold businesses on his way to amassing a personal fortune of over $100 million dollars and his celebrity has expanded with leading roles on Dragons' Den, the #1 TV show on CBC.
Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. 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.
A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert Herjavec has built and sold several IT companies. In 2003 Robert founded Herjavec Group, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest-growing technology companies. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global cybersecurity operations leader specializing in managed security services, compliance, identity services and incident response for enterprise-level organizations.
Robert Herjavec’s inspiring books all appeared on bestsellers’ lists: Driven, The Will to Win and You Don’t Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success.
Robert Herjavec’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 show, Shark Tank. Robert placed 6th with partner Kym Johnson, when he competed for the mirror ball trophy in season 20, of the popular show, Dancing with the Stars.
For several years, Robert Herjavec competed as Ferrari #007 for Herjavec Group Racing in the Ferrari Challenge North America Series, achieving multiple podiums and winning Rookie of The Year in 2011. To him, 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.”