Robert Herjavec is a bestselling author, successful entrepreneur and venture capitalist. His life is a classic rags-to-riches story. Robert's parents came to Canada when he was only 8 years old. No understanding of English, only one suitcase and $20 in their pockets. In 1990, Robert founded BRAK Systems, a software company providing Internet security software. BRAK Systems was then sold to AT&T in 2000 for $100 million. Robert is an avid runner and golfer, and is very passionate about motor racing. He lives in Toronto with his family.
As one of the Dragons on Dragon's Den (Canada) and one of the Sharks on Shark Tank (US), Robert Herjavec has helped entrepreneurs and small business owners grow by investing his own money into their businesses. Robert uses his experience, knowledge and powerful connections to guide the entrepreneurs and SMB owners to success.