Scott Galloway is an American entrepreneur, podcaster, and author. Galloway is currently the Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business and the host of two popular podcasts. The tech mogul made the majority of his wealth selling L2 Inc for $155 million. As of 2024, Scott Galloway has a net worth of $30 million.
Hailing from Florida, Galloway was born on November 3, 1964. However, he hasn’t shared much about his early life in interviews or speeches.
Nevertheless, it is known that he got a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, graduating in 1987. He earned his MBA in 1992 at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.
In 1992, he founded Prophet, a brand consulting company, the first of many business ventures. Scott established his second pursuit in 1997, Red Envelope. This was one of the first e-commerce websites online, an idea that was 10 years ahead of its time.
He set up the digital intelligence startup L2 Inc in 2005. Tech consulting firm Gartner purchased the company for a cool $155 million in 2017. Scott was making waves in the global business landscape and this is why he was one of the Global Leaders of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum.
With his knowledge and reputation, he was chosen by various organizations to join their board of directors. These companies include Urban Outfitters, The New York Times Company, Gateway Computer, and his alma mater, Haas School of Business.
At NYU Stern School of Business, the brilliant entrepreneur works as a Professor of Marketing. His research focuses mostly on Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. He refers to these companies as “The Four” in his first book. Scott examines the four firms’ distinct capabilities and strategies.
Moreover, he is a known critic of Adam Neumann and WeWork. For this reason, he was a key character in the AppleTV+ series WeCrashed.
Aside from public speaking and lecturing, Scott is a podcast host. In 2018, he began co-hosting the weekly program “Pivot” with journalist Kara Swisher. In 2020, he started a new podcast “The Prof G Show” and also released a newsletter on his website.
Net Worth and Earnings
Galloway is a serial entrepreneur and made his money starting multiple businesses. Not every venture has worked out well but he’s had some huge winners. Selling L2 Inc really put his name on the map and companies want to have him as an adviser. At Urban Outfitters, it is reported that he makes $440,000 per year.
However, his compensation as a board member of other companies hasn’t been disclosed yet. Section4 is his latest business and has raised over $37 million in funding to provide online business education. His public speaking gigs, book sales, and website are his main sources of income. His personal wealth now stands at $30 million.
Scott Galloway was married to Beata Helena Galloway, a German-born property developer. The couple got divorced in 2021 after a 25-year marriage. They are now raising two children together. Galloway’s family resides at a waterfront home in Delray Beach, Florida.