Happy Feet to Launch Disney Slippers

October 3, 2018 | Shark Tank

Louisville, KY., Los Angeles, CA. OCTOBER 1, 2018– Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of Herjavec Group and Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit show Shark Tank, is thrilled to announce a collaboration between Happy Feet and Disney.  Happy Feet will produce a robust line of plush slippers and proprietary footwear for Disney and Disney•Pixar brands, which includes Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Nightmare Before Christmas, Winnie the Pooh, Disney Princess, Frozen, Toy Story 4, and many more. “We are delighted to embark on this new journey with Disney. Their expansive portfolio of beloved characters and timeless stories provide Happy Feet with…

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Mediaplanet: Industry 4.0 Ramps Up the Need for Better Cybersecurity Strategies

October 1, 2018 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Manufacturing’s industry 4.0 embraces digital and physical interactions, but cybersecurity has to be considered when thinking about the future of interconnected technologies. Due to the Internet of Things (IoT) and interconnected technologies influencing manufacturing, we’ve now entered industry 4.0. “Industry 4.0 embraces digital and physical interactions while keeping reliability, safety and security top of mind,” said Robert Herjavec, Founder & CEO of global cybersecurity operations leader, Herjavec Group and a leading investor an ABC’s Emmy award-winning hit show Shark Tank. However, as manufacturing embraces the digital transformation, industrial cybersecurity must be a key priority. Secure by 2022 However, it appears…

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Mediaplanet: Small Business 101 with Robert Herjavec

September 25, 2018 | In the News

INSIGHT The Shark Tank investor and cybersecurity expert shares his tips for budding entrepreneurs and established small business owners. Mediaplanet spoke with Robert Herjavec, Shark Tank investor and cybersecurity expert about the current challenges facing small businesses. Mediaplanet: What are the most pressing issues that you see small businesses facing today? Robert Herjavec: Small businesses need to differentiate themselves and serve a particular customer base. I also see too many small business owners who treat their business as a hobby and don’t formalize their numbers. In today’s competitive landscape, if you aren’t using data to drive your decisions, you’ll fall behind quickly….

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Forbes: ‘Shark Tank’ Investor Robert Herjavec On How To Grow Your Business By Nurturing Your Network

September 19, 2018 | In the News

Do you ever wonder what it takes to become the person whose success you admire? I do, which is why I spoke with “Shark” and entrepreneur Robert Herjavec. While most of us know Herjavec as the kind and adventurous investor starring on Shark Tank (or maybe you’re familiar with him from his stint on Dancing With The Stars), he cut his teeth (unintended quasi-shark pun) as entrepreneur and founder of Herjavec Group, a multi-national cybersecurity firm. In our conversation, Herjavec opens up about the power of the people you know, how to stand out, gracefully moving between industries, the importance…

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Cybersecurity CEO: NCSAM 2018 – C-Suite And Boardroom Executives Should Spread The Word

September 17, 2018 | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

Herjavec Group is proud to be a National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion Los Angeles, Calif. – Sep. 17, 2018 I remember the first time the President of the United States called a presidential address on cybersecurity – May 2009. This represented a monumental shift for our industry as the world stopped to recognize the evolving threat landscape and the likelihood that wars of the future would be fought in cyberspace. A few years later Herjavec Group had the privilege of being invited to the White House Summit on Cybersecurity. I took part in the day’s sessions with global tech leaders, speaking…

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Cybersecurity CEO: Let’s Get Young People Excited About Fighting Cybercrime

August 22, 2018 | Cybersecurity CEO, Herjavec Group (Cyber Security)

Podcast interview with Cybersecurity Ventures in Morristown, N.J. Los Angeles, Calif. – Aug. 16, 2018 Cybersecurity Ventures predicts that there will be 3.5 million unfilled cybersecurity jobs by 2021, up from 1 million in 2014. Clearly, this is a huge challenge and we all need to come together to find a solution. We have to make cybersecurity an attractive professional pursuit for the youth of today! Those who know me know, I’ve always loved radio (insert your own face for radio joke here…) When Cybercrime Magazine asked if I would go one-on-one with their podcast host, Georgia Reid, to discuss the cybersecurity…

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Good Shouldn’t Be Good Enough

August 15, 2018 | LinkedIn Influencer

I’ve never been okay with the saying, “That’s probably good enough.”   One of the best parts of running my business is the satisfaction I get by continuously setting the bar higher. Once I achieve a certain goal,  I set a higher standard for myself so others around me are motivated to do the same.   My fellow shark Mark Cuban said it best – “ Work knowing there is someone out there working 24 hours a day with the sole motivation of kicking your ass”. He’s right. You’ve got a target on your back and you can’t afford to…

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Grow or Die – Contributing to Constant Forward Momentum

July 27, 2018 | LinkedIn Influencer

As a CEO I have my hands in a lot of different things. I’m a technical leader. I’m a sales person. I’m a marketer. I’m a founder.  Many would say I’m too hands on. That I need to sit back, trust more and let the chips fall. The thing is, I’m not that kind of CEO. I firmly believe in constant forward momentum. And if you’re not moving fast enough, get out of the way because I’m going to show you how to go quickly! I read a great article recently published on the Andreessen Horowitz site that reinforced my approach…

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Celebrating 15 Years of Cybersecurity Operations Excellence

July 13, 2018 | Herjavec Group (Cyber Security), In the News

The first weeks of July have been a time of self-reflection for me. Our twins will be 12 weeks old, Croatia beat England to advance to our first World Cup Final and just as we closed celebrations for Canada Day and Independence Day, our company, Herjavec Group, turned 15 years old. I’m not big on sitting back and smelling the roses. In fact, I typically emphasize constant forward momentum. I like to reference the Mario Andretti quote: “If everything seems in control, you’re not going fast enough!” But the combination of these milestones couldn’t be ignored. My family and I…

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Your Business’s Secret Sauce Isn’t the Product – It’s the People

July 3, 2018 | LinkedIn Influencer

There are many factors that contribute to running a successful business like having a marketable product or service , and having a sound strategy. While these factors are important, they’re not the ones that determine your business’s success. For me, the most important aspect of a successful business is the people. Here’s why – you can have the best product in the world – the most marketable idea ! – but it’s up to the team to execute! When I’m hiring for Herjavec Group, I’m not looking for people who are just like me – I know for certain that…

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