Author, Shark Tank judge, and founder of FUBU
A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer, marketing expert to trendsetters and tastemakers, and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial success are just some ways to describe Daymond John. Over the last 20 years, John has evolved from one of the most successful fashion icons of his generation to one of the most sought after branding experts, business, and motivational speakers in the country. His creative vision and strong knowledge of the marketplace helped him create the iconic brand FUBU, which filled a gap (urban apparel) that was neglected by other clothing companies. Subsequently, John created and laid the groundwork for other companies to compete in this newly established niche.
Daymond John Speech Topics
Daymond John can speak to a variety of marketing, branding and business topics, including:
(1) The Brand Within: Branding Yourself from Birth to the Boardroom
(2) Fostering Creativity
(3) How to Negotiate: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon
(4) Negotiating for Women: Going Toe to Toe with the Big Boys
(5) Take the Plunge: You Can Swim with the Sharks
The Brand Within: The Power of Branding from Birth to the Boardroom
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, every day nearly 2,500 people go into business for themselves. Their firms account for 78 percent of U.S. businesses and $951 billion in receipts. Entrepreneurship is abundant in America, especially in the current economic crisis, but how do these companies stand out from the rest in order to succeed?
The Brand Within by Daymond John, founder and CEO of the revolutionary FUBU clothing line, brand strategist and star of the ABC hit reality show, Shark Tank, is the second nonfiction book in the best-selling Display of Power series. The Brand Within examines the loyalty of relationships companies seek to establish by attaching celebrities to their brands and the instantaneous impulses consumers exhibit when purchasing a product. Drawing on his cutting-edge experiences in the fashion business, as well as his hard-won insights developed as a sought-after marketing consultant to trendsetters and tastemakers, the author argues that branding relationships have now seeped into every aspect of our lives.
Daymond John is widely recognized as a branding and marketing authority and a sought-after consultant on the ever-changing urban/pop culture marketplace. He describes the evolution of a brand--from its generic inception to its watermark--and offers expert commentary on iconic personal ''brands'' ranging from Tiger Woods to Muhammad Ali and branding as it pertains to corporations such as Blackberry and UPS, among others. The Brand Within, co-authored by Daniel Paisner, who is credited with nine New York Times bestsellers, is a dynamic roadmap to growing a successful brand.
Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle
With worldwide distribution, the FUBU brand is an international symbol of empowerment and success, standing as a blueprint for young business people looking to chart their own course. In Display of Power: How FUBU Changed a World of Fashion, Branding and Lifestyle, Daymond John (Founder and CEO) gets to the heart of his unlikely run to the top of the fashion world, and shines compelling light on what it takes to succeed-from the dizzying street corners of his old neighborhood to the dazzling corner offices of corporate America-and what it takes to harness and display the power that resides in us all.