Robert Herjavec is a dynamic entrepreneur, investor, and a leading Shark on ABC’s "Shark Tank," and is the founder and CEO of Herjavec Group.
Robert founded Herjavec Group in 2003, and it has quickly became one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies, with over $500 million in sales. 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.
Born in Eastern Europe, Robert arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers and waiting tables to selling his first company BRAK Systems to AT&T for over $30 million, Robert’s drive to achieve has made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs around today.
In 2012, Robert was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Robert released his most recent book, "You Don’t Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success" in May 2016. He is also the author of "Driven: How to Succeed in Business and Life" (2010) and "The Will to Win: Leading, Competing, Succeeding" (2013). 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 realty show "Shark Tank," alongside Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Kevin O'Leary, and Barbara Corcoran.