Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran to Keynote 2019 HR Technology Conference & Exposition

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 22, 2019 — Acclaimed business mogul Barbara Corcoran, best known for her contributions to ABC’s hit reality TV show, “Shark Tank,” will deliver the opening keynote at the award-winning Human Resource Executive® HR Technology Conference & Exposition®. Kicking off the world’s largest and best-attended event dedicated to all things HR technology, Corcoran will present on Tuesday, October 1 at 3:45 p.m. PT.

Drawing on her unconventional career path, from failing at 22 jobs to building New York’s largest real estate company, Corcoran will present “How to Lead Your Team to Greatness.” Here, Corcoran will explain how to develop a winning team, accounting for diverse backgrounds and multiple generations in the process. She’ll share her experiences and offer actionable strategies for hiring the right people, bringing fun into the workplace, creating an environment that breeds innovation and motivating employees to professional and personal success.

David Shadovitz, conference co-chair and editor-in-chief of Human Resource Executive®, commented, “Barbara’s unique background and experience resonate with many of us, and we’re thrilled to have her as our opening keynote. Building and leading diverse teams is proven to impact the bottom line positively, and Barbara will provide attendees with the insights needed to move their organizations forward.”

The HR Technology Conference provides direct access to today’s top HR thought leaders and more than 450 exhibitors committed to transforming human capital management. In showcasing the latest innovative thinking and technological advances in the space, the event promotes a fully immersive and participatory experience for all attendees.

Conference co-chair Steve Boese added, “Barbara has this no-nonsense attitude that’s refreshing and exciting. Couple that with her approach to business and insights about the way teams interact, and I’m sure conference attendees will leave her talk feeling inspired to enact change once they’re back in the office.” 

The conference and exposition will take place October 1 – 4, 2019 at The Venetian in Las Vegas. Registration is now open, with discounted rates and team incentive offers available. For more information, please visit

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