daymond John, optimism keynoteYou can go swimming with a Shark in San Francisco next month without ever having to step foot in the Pacific Ocean. And the best part is, you’ll be a savvier business person because of it, which should help you to build your case to your boss to book you a flight to San Francisco.

Daymond John, a wildly successful entrepreneur who is also a longtime member of ABC’s smash hit Shark Tank, has been announced as the latest in a growing list of distinguished speakers who will be giving a presentation at Rakuten Optimism 2019.

Daymond, whose accomplishments also include distinguished status as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship as well as authoring multiple books to reach the New York Times best seller list, initially burst onto the scene as the brains behind iconic 90s lifestyle brand FUBU, which did more than $6 billion in global sales.

Daymond has built a name for himself by staying two steps ahead of everyone else in business. His presentation at Optimism is designed to help you do the same. Daymond’s presentation will focus on new innovation and technology to advance your business, including 5G. Daymond’s proven business acumen combined with his high energy and relatable style makes this a presentation you cannot afford to miss.

Daymond John is one of a growing list of reasons you have that will help you convince your boss to attend Rakuten Optimism 2019.

Here are some more:

A world class speaker lineup – Rakuten Optimism 2019 boasts a world class speaker lineup featuring some of the most innovative entrepreneurs in the world. From Daymond John to keynote Jennifer Fleiss (co-founder and current CEO of Jetblack and former co-founder of Rent the Runway) to tidying expert Marie Kondo, Optimism is chock full of engaging and informative presentations that will spark productive conversations in your office for weeks to come. You’ll leave Optimism feeling energized and better equipped to tackle modern business challenges than ever before.

Unparalleled networking opportunities – Optimism 2019 isn’t just an opportunity to learn from speakers on stage. It’s an opportunity to network with other accomplished digital marketing professionals who are there for the same reason you are – To learn about new ways to grow their brands and their businesses online. More than 2,000 people will attend Optimism 2019, giving you an opportunity to broaden your professional network and learn more from others in your field.

An opportunity to be in the heart of digital innovation – San Francisco is home to some of the world’s largest tech companies. Come spend a couple of days in the heart of all the action, exploring the city and meeting with other like-minded professionals. Set aside to visit Rakuten at our US headquarters in nearby San Mateo or schedule time to meet with other companies that are headquartered in San Francisco’s vibrant and thriving tech scene.

So what are you waiting for? Use this template to request approval on your attendance today. Then register and start planning your trip to San Francisco!