Kevin Harrington is acknowledged as the inventor of the infomercial and one of the founders of the As Seen On TV products. He is currently the founder of Star Shop LLC. Prior to founding Star Shop LLC., he formed Quantum International which grew to $500 million in sales selling products in 100 countries in 20 languages. He also formed Reliant International Media and HSN Direct in conjunction with Home Shopping Network. He is the founder of ERA (Electronic Retailers Association), which operates in 45 countries, and EO (Entrepreneurs Organization) which boasts combined member sales in excess of $500 billion. In 2009, Kevin Harrington was selected as one of the original Sharks on the ABC hit show “Shark Tank” in which he appeared in over 150 segments. In 1984, Kevin Harrington conceptualized and produced the world’s first 30 minute infomercial and in 1980 he started The Small Business Center along with Franchise America. He has been involved in over 500 product launches that have resulted in sales of over $4 billion worldwide with 20 products that have reached individual sales of over $100 million. Kevin Harrington was named one of the 100 best entrepreneurs in the world by Entrepreneur Magazine.