World Wide Technology and Riverbed Technology invite you to attend our first event in WWT’s new Speaker Series. These monthly events will feature an inspiring speaker and deliver thought provoking topics. Our Speaker Series kicks off as we welcome Robert Herjavec. Robert Herjavec is one of North America's most recognizable business leaders and will explore evolving technology trends and the rising cyber security threats we all face personally and professionally on a daily basis.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
12:00 - 1:00 pm CT
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 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. His inspiring books, Driven, The Will to Win and You Don’t Have to Be a Shark: Creating Your Own Success, have all appeared on bestsellers’ lists.
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'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.