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AVANT Communications (“AVANT”), a platform for technology decision-making and enabler of Trusted Advisors, today announces Robert Herjavec, Entrepreneur, Author, and Star of Shark Tank, will be joining the upcoming AVANT Virtual Special Forces Summitfor an exclusive conversation with the AVANT Trusted Advisor community.  Trusted Advisors can register for the event at: http://goAVANT.net/Virtual

We are excited to have Rob Herjavec join AVANT Special Forces Summit and share his insights into what it takes to be an entrepreneur in today’s environment and where the Technology industry is heading, said Ian Kieninger, CEO and co-founder of AVANT. “Being an entrepreneur and innovator is at the heart of the AVANT ecosystem, always focusing on what’s next and what will make a business impact, so that Trusted Advisors can continually learn and re-invent themselves as they help customers with their Technology Decision Making. 

Robert Herjavec is a dynamic entrepreneur and a leading Shark on ABC’s Shark Tank. Born in Eastern Europe, he arrived to North America on a boat with his parents after escaping Communism in the former Yugoslavia. From delivering newspapers, and waiting tables, to launching a computer company from his basement, his drive to achieve has led him to the fulfillment of a better life for himself and his family. Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. In 2003 Robert founded Herjavec Group, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest growing technology companies. Today, Herjavec Group is recognized as a global leader in information security specializing in managed security services, compliance, incident response and remediation efforts for enterprise level organizations. Robert’s motivational business advice has received millions of impressions through TV, print, radio and digital media. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each week as a leading Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit show Shark Tank. 

AVANT’s Special Forces Summit is a two-day Trusted Advisor enablement event, bringing the channel partner community together with thought leaders and key vendors of today’s leading technology solutions. It is the industry’s premier conference dedicated to technology decision strategies, tactics, and tools that enable partners to transform their business to that of a true Trusted Advisor. 

Members of the media who wish to request a press pass to attend Special Forces Summit should email AVANTPR@walkersands.com. 

About AVANT Communications 

AVANT is a platform for Technology decision-making and the nation’s premier distributor for next generation technologies. AVANT adds unique value with its focus and expertise in channel sales and Trusted Advisor assistance, training, guidance, and tools to fuel customer digital transformation. From complex cloud designs to global wide-area network deployments, AVANT sets the industry standard in enabling its partners and clients to make intelligent decisions about services, technology and cost-effective communications. For more information, visit www.goavant.net, or connect on Linkedin goavant.net/linkedin and Twitter goavant.net/twitter.