From Poor Immigrant To $120M

From Poor Immigrant To $120M

“I’ve been poor and i’ve been rich and i can tell you, rich is better”.
This amazing success story on Robert Herjavec (born September 14, 1963) a Canadian businessman, investor, and television personality.
Herjavec was born in Varaždin, Croatia and emigrated with his family to Canada at the age of eight, eventually settling in the Toronto neighbourhood of Rexdale. He attended New College at the University of Toronto, and began his business career with IBM mainframe sales. In 1990 he founded BRAK Systems, which soon became Canada’s top provider of Internet security software. BRAK Systems was sold to AT&T in 2000 for $100 million, and Herjavec took a position there as VP of Internet Security. He subsequently became VP of Sales at RAMP Networks, which was later sold to Nokia for $225 million. In 2003, Herjavec founded The Herjavec Group, a security software company, of which he is presently the CEO.
Herjavec starred in the CBC Television series Dragons’ Den from season 1 to 6. He was also selected by Mark Burnett to appear on Shark Tank, the U.S. version of Dragons’ Den.

Added on: June 15th, 2012

Category: DOCS, MONEY, RAGS TO RICHES

 
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