Daymond John

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  • Celebrity / Entertainers
  • Entrepreneur


An entrepreneur in every sense of the word, Daymond John has come a long way from taking out a $100,000 mortgage on his mother’s house and moving his business operation into its basement. Daymond is most known for being the CEO and Founder of FUBU, a much-celebrated global lifestyle brand, and a pioneer in the fashion industry with over $6 billion in product sales world-wide.

Daymond has won hundreds of entrepreneurial awards, including the Brand Week Marketer of the Year, Advertising Age Marketing 1000 Award for Outstanding Ad Campaign, Ernst & Young’s New York Entrepreneur of the Year Award and, most recently, Real Leaders Magazine named Daymond John one of the Top 50 Keynote Speakers in the World, a list of “real teachers—people who speak from experience.”

His marketing strategies and ability to build successful brands has made him a highly influential consultant and motivational speaker. His marketing firm The Shark Group offers advice on how to effectively communicate to consumers through innovative means and connects brands with the world’s top celebrities for everything from endorsements to product extensions.

Daymond is also an author of 6 New York Times best-selling books, including The Power of Broke (2016) and Rise and Grind (2018), and Powershift (2020). Daymond’s most recent book, Little Daymond Learns to Earn (2023) is his first for kids, reached the New York Times and Amazon best-seller list the first week of its release. The book addresses the current void of educating our children about money in a fun and engaging story for parents and kids to connect. He is also the host of the popular That Moment with Daymond John podcast.

Finally, John is celebrating his 14th season on ABC TV’s 5-time Emmy® award winning business reality show, Shark Tank, by renowned producer Mark Burnett, which has reinvigorated entrepreneurship around the world.

John’s mission is to continue challenging the status quo and leave a lasting legacy of inspiring other leaders to do the same. Learn more on his website:

And check out his YouTube channel: @TheSharkDaymond

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People are still raving about Daymond John’s presentation weeks after our Global Retail Conference took place. I was so impressed with the thoroughness of preparation and level of custom tailoring made just for our specific audience and conference. Daymond and The Shark Group far exceeded our expectations and delivered a home run! Dell Global Retail