AbsolutelyNew Adds ABC-TV “Shark Tank” Pro Kevin
Harrington to Advisory Board
Company taps infomercial pioneer Kevin Harrington for expertise, more inventions
January 07, 2010 02:06 AM Eastern Time
SAN FRANCISCO--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AbsolutelyNew, Inc., the consumer goods company that partners with ind
and small businesses to launch new products, has appointed television infomercial pro Kevin Harrington to its Advisory Board.
Harrington is one of the pioneers and leaders in selling inventive new products via television infomercial advertising. D
the business, he’s worked relentlessly behind-the-scenes to launch more than 500 inventive products, generating sales in excess o
than 20 of these products have achieved sales above $100 million, making dozens of independent inventors into multimillionaires.
Last year, Harrington also moved in front of the camera as a “shark” on ABC-TV’s hit reality TV program, Shark Tan
In this weekly primetime role, Harrington—along with a panel of four other highly successful executives—evaluates new product an
from individuals and, in select instances when he believes an invention could be a significant As Seen on TV success, negotiates on-
his own time, expertise and money in the idea.
Harrington also continues to serve as CEO of TVGoods.com and as a motivational speaker.
“Kevin joins our Advisory Board with an unmatched combination of real-world savvy, results and clout in the world of TV selling, a
for good invention,” said Richard Donat, CEO of AbsolutelyNew. “He is certain to help us help more of the world’s inventors sell t
In addition to providing experience-based counsel, Harrington will refer individuals to AbsolutelyNew for help developing their inve
many people approach him with product concepts or sketches that aren’t yet ready for Kevin to evaluate or advance on TV.
“I’m excited to work with the AbsolutelyNew team in the year ahead,” said Harrington. “This is a company with strong product dev
design ability, and retail experi