Kevin Harrington is a well-known business titan and entrepreneur who is an excellent Business Keynote Speaker for hire. Many recognize Kevin as an original investor on the popular business TV series Shark Tank with other investors such as Kevin O’Leary, Robert Herjavec, Daymond John and Lori Greiner. Kevin is credited as the “Inventor of the Infomercial” after creating the first 30-minute infomercial to fill dead air for TV stations in 1984. His success in the infomercial space spawned a new idea for As Seen on TV, Inc., the world’s first and largest online marketplace for as seen on TV products. Business Keynote Speaker Kevin Harrington has been able to expand his entrepreneurial expertise through a variety of markets as a real estate and business broker.
During the mid 1980’s, Business Keynote Speaker Kevin Harrington founded Quantum International which helped launch and sell over 500 products using infomercial campaigns. Entrepreneur Magazine soon named him 1 of the top 100 entrepreneurs in the world. Kevin then partnered with the Home Shopping Network as the head of their official infomercial marketing team from 1994-1998. He has held executive positions at a number of businesses including Chairman of On TV, Inc., CEO of ResponzeTV America, and CEO of TVGoods. His experience in the industry led him to help found 2 associations the Electronic Retailers Association and what is now known as Entrepreneurs Organization. The latter serves as a peer-to-peer network for entrepreneurs looking to share advice and learn from others in the trenches of entrepreneurship.
He published a book in 2010 titled Act Now: How I Turn Ideas into Million-Dollar Products that pulled from his wealth of knowledge about successfully pitching products. He makes regular appearances as an industry expert on TV news programs like CNN, the Today Show, Good Morning America and CNBC among many others. As a Business Keynote Speaker, Kevin regularly appears at speaking engagements such as corporate conferences and TEDX events to share his wide-ranging experience as a business titan.