From Her Keynote
Lori Greiner talks about how she was able to create so many products and what it took to get where she is now.
Summary of Lori Greiner
“The Shark With a Heart Who Can Instantly Tell a ‘Hero from a Zero’” Entrepreneurial business mogul, best-selling author, and star shark on the hit ABC show Shark Tank, Lori Greiner is one of today’s most prolific inventors of retail products. Lori started with one idea and turned it into a half a billion dollar international brand. She has hosted her own show for the past 16 years on QVC entitled Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner and her products have been featured in top magazines such as Town & Country, O:Oprah Magazine, Women’s Day and Instyle. Lori has also been profiled in Financial Times and Success and has made television appearances on The View, CBS This Morning and Good Morning America. After creating 400 products and holding 120 US and international Patents with a 90% product launch success rate, Lori is now focused on investing in new companies and turning dreams into a reality on ABC’s Shark Tank. Who better to host your next corporate event than one of our generation’s biggest success stories?Download Full Bio
Lori Greiner started with one idea and turned it into a multi-million dollar international brand. She is now regarded as one of the most prolific inventors of retail products, having created over 400 products, and holds 120 U.S. and international patents. A well-known celebrity personality on QVC-TV, Greiner has hosted her own show, Clever & Unique Creations by Lori Greiner, for over 16 years.
Greiner's cleverly designed products cover a large range, as she is constantly adding new items. She is known for creating some of the most popular jewelry and cosmetic organizers of her time. Her inspiration comes from her passion to bring happiness to people by making their everyday lives easier. Her products are sold on QVC and in retailers across the U.S. and in Europe.
Greiner's accomplishments come from her sharp instincts and strong business sense. She handles the legal and patent processes, and drives her business to the success it has achieved. An expert on patenting and a guest speaker for the United States Patent & Trademark Office, she is hands-on in all facets of taking a product from concept to creation and to market within months. She has also helped many budding entrepreneurs turn their ideas into hit products. At the heart of her own success lie talent, hard work and perseverance. Greiner's collection of products are regularly featured in top magazines, including Town & Country, O, The Oprah Magazine, Woman's Day, Family Circle and InStyle. She has been profiled in Financial Times, Forbes, Success, and on CNBC and Bloomberg.
As a strong believer that, if you are lucky enough to be successful, you have a responsibility to give back, Greiner's most gratifying moments come when she is able to help budding entrepreneurs achieve the same success she feels lucky enough to have enjoyed. She and her company annually donate a substantial amount of their profits to a variety of charities.
Greiner's all-American success story is refreshing in today's challenging economy. Her inventions address the everyday needs of a wide-range of people, and her affordable pricing makes her products accessible, allowing her to spread her enthusiasm for problem-solving to millions. Lori's book Invent It, Sell it, Bank It! is a hands-on, nuts-and-bolts guide to getting a new product or company off the ground and making it a success.
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