Kevin Harrington

Cast Member of ABC's Shark Tank, CEO, Entrepreneur, Sales and Marketing Expert

Kevin Harrington is a top entrepreneurial keynote speaker, chairman and founder of As Seen On TV, Inc., Shark Tank Judge, and is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and principal architect of the infomercial industry. Throughout his career, Kevin helped to establish two of the most important and recognized global networking associations: the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), and the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA).

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  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Florida, USA

  • Kevin Harrington`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Kevin Harrington`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    Please Inquire

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Florida, USA

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Turning your Ideas into a Business

As an “Investor Shark” on Shark Tank, Kevin gives advice to budding entrepreneurs on turning their ideas into successful business realities. Kevin specializes in turning products into businesses and will teach you the ins and outs of product development, retail and...

As an “Investor Shark” on Shark Tank, Kevin gives advice to budding entrepreneurs on turning their ideas into successful business realities. Kevin specializes in turning products into businesses and will teach you the ins and outs of product development, retail and distribution. Kevin can customize this speech to help a corporate team turn their ideas or product concepts into profit centers.

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Test Before you Invest

While an entrepreneur at heart, Kevin never jumps in head first; he always tests his ideas before he invests his capital. He will teach you his systematic approach to retail readiness and show you how to realistically and objectively approach your goals.

Entrepreneurial Start-Ups

Kevin has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He started his first business before he was out of high school and employed a full staff by the time he entered college. Kevin approaches every situation as an opportunity and never looks back. You’ll learn that not every ...

Kevin has always had an entrepreneurial spirit. He started his first business before he was out of high school and employed a full staff by the time he entered college. Kevin approaches every situation as an opportunity and never looks back. You’ll learn that not every move you make will be a success, but to never lose heart. He will teach you how to move on from failure and capitalize on success. Kevin customizes this speech for corporations by focusing on capitalizing on opportunities.

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Overcoming Adversity

Kevin came from humble beginnings and is now a self-made millionaire starring on one of ABC’s most critically acclaimed shows. As a young man, Kevin quickly learned his strengths and use them to his full advantage to become the successful businessman he is today. He will...

Kevin came from humble beginnings and is now a self-made millionaire starring on one of ABC’s most critically acclaimed shows. As a young man, Kevin quickly learned his strengths and use them to his full advantage to become the successful businessman he is today. He will give you tips on how to unveil your best qualities and utilize your inherent talents to reach success.

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How to Become a Business "Shark"

You can’t become a business Shark without taking risks. Some people take life as it comes; some grab it by the ears and shake and shake. Kevin is truly one of the shakers, and will teach you how to approach every situation and business deal as an opportunity. Kevin can ...

You can’t become a business Shark without taking risks. Some people take life as it comes; some grab it by the ears and shake and shake. Kevin is truly one of the shakers, and will teach you how to approach every situation and business deal as an opportunity. Kevin can help corporations by sharing how your sales team can learn to think like a “Shark.”

 

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Pitch Tank or Pitch Tank Challenge

With the Pitch Tank option, lucky audience members will have the opportunity to pitch their products to an expert panel and receive feedback. Kevin would begin this session with a keynote presentation of your choice followed by a panel evaluation of pitches from attendees. If ...

With the Pitch Tank option, lucky audience members will have the opportunity to pitch their products to an expert panel and receive feedback. Kevin would begin this session with a keynote presentation of your choice followed by a panel evaluation of pitches from attendees. If it is a corporate audience, we can set it up as a Pitch Tank Challenge where teams compete against each to see who has the best product concept or sales idea. Kevin and his team will provide feedback so that your teams are prepared to go to market with products or sales campaigns that are most likely to succeed. The panel is made up of Kevin, Steve Rogai, CEO of TVGoods and co-founder of the TVGoods Inventor Center and other industry pioneers.

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From Tony Little to Chubby Checker: Learning from Success and Failure

In this highly requested talk, Harrington tells the story of how he became regarded as visionary with a knack for knowing what will sell and how to sell it. Residing on the cutting edge of innovation and business trends, Harrington helps audiences turn good ideas into sound ...

In this highly requested talk, Harrington tells the story of how he became regarded as visionary with a knack for knowing what will sell and how to sell it. Residing on the cutting edge of innovation and business trends, Harrington helps audiences turn good ideas into sound businesses, and teaches them how to launch products that will compete in today’s market. Harrington’s keynote presentations are powerful and relevant making him one of the most in-demand speakers on the circuit today.

Who This Lecture is Geared Towards: Entrepreneurs, Business Audiences, Consumer & Retail Experts, Students.

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The Art of the Pitch

If you had one chance to deliver a knock out elevator pitch, could you do it? Or would you stumble and miss out on a potentially life changing opportunity? This finely tuned lecture was designed to ensure that you never fumble another pitch. Over the course of pitching and ...

If you had one chance to deliver a knock out elevator pitch, could you do it? Or would you stumble and miss out on a potentially life changing opportunity? This finely tuned lecture was designed to ensure that you never fumble another pitch. Over the course of pitching and listening to pitches for more than 30 years, Kevin Harrington has synthesized the core principles of what to say, how to say it and just as importantly, what not to say.

Who This Lecture is Geared Towards: Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Intrapreneurs, Investors, Innovators, Students.

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About Keynote Speaker Kevin Harrington

Kevin Harrington, chairman and founder of As Seen On TV, Inc., is widely acknowledged as a pioneer and principal architect of the infomercial industry.

In 1984, Kevin produced one of the industry’s first 30-minute infomercials. Since then, he has been involved with over 500 product launches that resulted in sales of over $4 billion worldwide with 20 products that reached individual sales of over $100 million.

Kevin founded Quantum International, Ltd. in the mid 1980s, which merged into National Media Corporation in 1991. Under his leadership as President, National Media reached $500 million in annual sales, distributing in over 100 countries and 20 languages. This company’s success has been chronicled in a case study at Harvard/MIT for over a decade.

Kevin was also CEO of several other entrepreneurial companies including HSN Direct, a joint venture with Home Shopping Network, in 1994 and Reliant International Media in 1997. Reliant International Media was sold in 2007.  In 2011, Kevin’s company As Seen On TV, Inc. acquired the web property AsSeenonTV.com.

Throughout his career, Kevin helped to establish two of the most important and recognized global networking associations: the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO), and the Electronic Retailing Association (ERA). Today, the EO has 113 chapters in 38 countries. The ERA represents the $125 billion electronic retailing industry and is comprised of over 450 member companies and subsidiaries that use the power of electronic retailing to sell directly to consumers via television, radio, Internet and wireless media in over 100 countries worldwide.

Due to his extensive resume, Kevin was selected as an investor “Shark” on the ABC television series Shark Tank produced by Mark Burnett. The show gives budding entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their products to a panel of acclaimed judges in hopes of turning their ideas into a successful business reality. He recently released a book entitled “Act Now: How I Turn Ideas into Million-Dollar Products” that chronicles his life and experiences in the DRTV industry.

Testimonials

“We were extremely happy working with Kevin.  He went far above and beyond to make sure that our messaging was included in his keynote.  His messaging was spot on, and we definitely heard from the attendees that they liked what he had to say.”

Justin Slagle

Microsoft Corporation

“The keynote on Friday evening was a huge hit!  We knew you would be an inspiring speaker, Kevin, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive – your story is inspiring, you noticed something others thought insignificant and turned it into an empire, you were a down to earth speaker with real information and examples, and you spent an hour talking to students after the keynote!”

Stacey Keefe

MPA, Executive Director RvD IDEA, Syracuse University

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