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Daymond John

Daymond John is an entrepreneur, author, and investor. He’s the founder, president, and CEO of the apparel company FUBU, and one of the original investors, or “sharks,” in ABC’s television show “Shark Tank.” Daymond has won four Emmys and is the author of four books.

“As entrepreneurs, we don’t wake up as a manufacturer, an advertiser, an accountant, a warehouse manager, or a retailer. You need a strategic partner.”

— Daymond John
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Featured in these episodes:
Daymond John, guest
March 22, 2022

In Part 1 of our two-part series, Daymond shares lessons from FUBU’s earliest days in Queens, where he partnered with bouncers, bodegas, his neighbor LL Cool J, and his earliest collaborator and investor (his mom) to turn a great idea into a billion-dollar urban wear brand.

Daymond John, guest
March 15, 2022

In Part 2 of our two-part series featuring Daymond John, Daymond shows how aligning your mission with partners builds trust that can take your scale to a new level.

Daymond John, cameo
September 27, 2022

For truly sustainable long-term growth, you must prioritize your mission over your product — even if that means letting your product go. Noom founder and CEO Saeju Jeong has repeatedly turned his back on successful products in the name of his mission to help as many people as possible live healthier lives. In this episode, Saeju brings to life many of these make-or-break moments, and how his dedication to mission has driven his scale journey.