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'Shark Tank' investor and entrepreneur Daymond John to speak at UB on March 11

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Thu, Mar 5th 2020 04:40 pm

Creator of iconic fashion brand FUBU, John is next speaker in this year’s Distinguished Speakers Series

By the University at Buffalo

“Shark Tank” investor, entrepreneur and FUBU CEO Daymond John will speak at the University at Buffalo on March 11 as part of the university’s Distinguished Speakers Series. His talk will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Center for the Arts, North Campus.

From humble beginnings to one of the most sought-after branding and marketing experts in the country and an investor on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” John is the consummate 21st century businessman. John also has a new book, titled “Powershift,” being released on March 10.

At a young age, he created FUBU, one of the most iconic urban fashion brands in the world. With expertise sought out by global organizations and Fortune 500 companies, John now consults through his branding company, Shark Branding.

He is also the best-selling author of four acclaimed books, the most recent, “Rise and Grind,” released in January 2018. In 2015, President Barack Obama selected him to be a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship.

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