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Daymond John

Founder & CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC's "Shark Tank" and CEO of The Shark Group

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 Daymond John Biography

From his wildly successful role on ABC’s smash hit, Shark Tank, to his distinguished status as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Daymond John has become globally recognized for his relentless commitment to promoting and supporting entrepreneurs.

Daymond initially made his mark as the entrepreneur and branding expert behind the groundbreaking lifestyle brand, FUBU, which has eclipsed more than $6 billion in global retail sales. From the streets of Hollis, Queens, Daymond started a global movement from the basement of his mother’s house by capitalizing on the then fledgling hip-hop culture. FUBU was a undoubtedly a key development for the streetwear market, which today is a $20 billion industry.

Since then, Daymond has continued to challenge himself and the business world in which he operates. In 2009, Daymond was tapped by lauded television producer, Mark Burnett, to join the cast of a new business-reality concept, Shark Tank. Now, after 9 seasons, 4 Emmy Awards, multiple Critic’s Choice Awards and millions of dollars in investments, the show has become one of the most successful business reality series of all time. Over the course of the series, Daymond has been a mainstay of the cast of Sharks and is now affectionately referred to as, “The People’s Shark.”

Resolved to share his hard learned lessons – from major successes and failures – Daymond has written four books, and become a 'New York Times Best-Selling Author’. While his previous books, Display of Power and The Brand Within were national best-sellers, The Power of Broke (2016) and Rise And Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life (2018) are the only New York Times best-selling books from any of the Sharks.

Beyond the brands, the television series and the books, Daymond’s commitment to entrepreneurship has been celebrated on a global level. In 2015, he was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and was part of an exclusive group who joined President Obama at the Global Entrepreneur Summit in Kenya. In March of 2016, Daymond accompanied The President on his historic trip to Cuba, which represented the first time a sitting US president visited the island since Calvin Coolidge in 1928.

One of Daymond’s proudest accomplishments is his continued fight against dyslexia. He has worked with the Yale Center for Dyslexia and he currently sits on the advisory board of Understood.org. Daymond has embraced his affliction allowing it to be a catalyst for his career as a highly sought after public speaker and author.

As a dynamic speaker with more than twenty-five years of proven business experience, Daymond has become one of the most highly sought after speakers in the country. He regularly speaks at Fortune 100 companies, conferences, universities, and independent businesses alike. Whether he’s speaking about entrepreneurship, marketing & branding, financial literacy or goal-setting strategies, Daymond’s high energy presentations give audiences relatable advice and practical takeaways. Daymond has delivered keynote Daymond John 2018 Bio speeches for organizations such as General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, AT&T, Yale, Georgia State University, Purdue University and dozens more.

A recipient of more than thirty-five awards, including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year and Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year, Daymond serves as CEO of the brand consultancy, The Shark Group, which specializes in brand strategy and development, artist relations and talent development. Under Daymond’s leadership, The Shark Group has rewritten the script on how companies, brands and products can seamlessly work together to yield a sum greater than its parts. The Shark Group works with a wide range of businesses and brands, including Capital One, HSN, Forbes, Miller Lite, Gillette, Shopify and Infusionsoft and superstars such as Muhammad Ali, the Kardashians, Pitbull, Stan Lee, Carlos Santana, Jillian Michaels and others.

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The Brand Within: The Power of Branding from Birth to the Boardroom (Display of Power Series)

The Brand Within: The Power of Branding from Birth to the Boardroom (Display of Power Series)

Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle

Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle

Speaking Topics

  • The Brand Within: Branding Yourself from Birth to the Boardroom

  • Fostering Creativity

  • How to Negotiate: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon

  • Negotiating for Women: Going Toe to Toe with the Big Boys

  • Take the Plunge: You Can Swim with the Sharks

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Daymond John

Founder & CEO of FUBU, Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Star of ABC's "Shark Tank" and CEO of The Shark Group

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Daymond John Biography

From his wildly successful role on ABC’s smash hit, Shark Tank, to his distinguished status as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship, Daymond John has become globally recognized for his relentless commitment to promoting and supporting entrepreneurs.

Daymond initially made his mark as the entrepreneur and branding expert behind the groundbreaking lifestyle brand, FUBU, which has eclipsed more than $6 billion in global retail sales. From the streets of Hollis, Queens, Daymond started a global movement from the basement of his mother’s house by capitalizing on the then fledgling hip-hop culture. FUBU was a undoubtedly a key development for the streetwear market, which today is a $20 billion industry.

Since then, Daymond has continued to challenge himself and the business world in which he operates. In 2009, Daymond was tapped by lauded television producer, Mark Burnett, to join the cast of a new business-reality concept, Shark Tank. Now, after 9 seasons, 4 Emmy Awards, multiple Critic’s Choice Awards and millions of dollars in investments, the show has become one of the most successful business reality series of all time. Over the course of the series, Daymond has been a mainstay of the cast of Sharks and is now affectionately referred to as, “The People’s Shark.”

Resolved to share his hard learned lessons – from major successes and failures – Daymond has written four books, and become a 'New York Times Best-Selling Author’. While his previous books, Display of Power and The Brand Within were national best-sellers, The Power of Broke (2016) and Rise And Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life (2018) are the only New York Times best-selling books from any of the Sharks.

Beyond the brands, the television series and the books, Daymond’s commitment to entrepreneurship has been celebrated on a global level. In 2015, he was named a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship and was part of an exclusive group who joined President Obama at the Global Entrepreneur Summit in Kenya. In March of 2016, Daymond accompanied The President on his historic trip to Cuba, which represented the first time a sitting US president visited the island since Calvin Coolidge in 1928.

One of Daymond’s proudest accomplishments is his continued fight against dyslexia. He has worked with the Yale Center for Dyslexia and he currently sits on the advisory board of Understood.org. Daymond has embraced his affliction allowing it to be a catalyst for his career as a highly sought after public speaker and author.

As a dynamic speaker with more than twenty-five years of proven business experience, Daymond has become one of the most highly sought after speakers in the country. He regularly speaks at Fortune 100 companies, conferences, universities, and independent businesses alike. Whether he’s speaking about entrepreneurship, marketing & branding, financial literacy or goal-setting strategies, Daymond’s high energy presentations give audiences relatable advice and practical takeaways. Daymond has delivered keynote Daymond John 2018 Bio speeches for organizations such as General Mills, Johnson & Johnson, Samsung, AT&T, Yale, Georgia State University, Purdue University and dozens more.

A recipient of more than thirty-five awards, including the Brandweek Marketer of the Year and Ernst & Young’s Master Entrepreneur of the Year, Daymond serves as CEO of the brand consultancy, The Shark Group, which specializes in brand strategy and development, artist relations and talent development. Under Daymond’s leadership, The Shark Group has rewritten the script on how companies, brands and products can seamlessly work together to yield a sum greater than its parts. The Shark Group works with a wide range of businesses and brands, including Capital One, HSN, Forbes, Miller Lite, Gillette, Shopify and Infusionsoft and superstars such as Muhammad Ali, the Kardashians, Pitbull, Stan Lee, Carlos Santana, Jillian Michaels and others.

Daymond John Videos

  • Daymond John: How I Learned to Be a Leader | Turning Point
    Shark Tank star Daymond John tells the story of becoming a leader from the early days of starting his company.
  • The 1 Thing that Will Get You Hired by Daymond John - YouTube
  • 'Shark Tank' star Daymond John opens up about his cancer diagnosis

Daymond John Books

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Daymond John Speaking Topics

  • The Brand Within: Branding Yourself from Birth to the Boardroom

  • Fostering Creativity

  • How to Negotiate: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon

  • Negotiating for Women: Going Toe to Toe with the Big Boys

  • Take the Plunge: You Can Swim with the Sharks

FAQs on booking Daymond John

  • How to book Daymond John?
    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Daymond John for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Daymond John, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Daymond John or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Daymond John?
    Booking fees for Daymond John, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Daymond John, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Daymond John?
    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Daymond John for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Daymond John for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?
    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Daymond John or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Daymond John or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Daymond John is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Daymond John for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Daymond John generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Randi Zuckerberg, Barbara Corcoran, Josh Linkner, Gary Vaynerchuk and Peter Diamandis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Daymond John for an upcoming event.

Daymond John Speaker Videos

  • Daymond John: How I Learned to Be a Leader | Turning Point
    Shark Tank star Daymond John tells the story of becoming a leader from the early days of starting his company.
    The 1 Thing that Will Get You Hired by Daymond John - YouTube
  • 'Shark Tank' star Daymond John opens up about his cancer diagnosis
    Daymond John: Spotting The Next Trend | Mad Money | CNBC ...
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Daymond John Speaking Topics

  • The Brand Within: Branding Yourself from Birth to the Boardroom

  • Fostering Creativity

  • How to Negotiate: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon

  • Negotiating for Women: Going Toe to Toe with the Big Boys

  • Take the Plunge: You Can Swim with the Sharks

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