Scott Galloway is an American entrepreneur, podcaster, and author. Galloway currently works as the Professor of Marketing at NYU Stern School of Business. The tech mogul has made the majority of his wealth from selling L2 Inc for $155 million. As of 2023, 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 his interviews or speeches. Nevertheless, it is known that he got his economics bachelor’s degree from the University of California. He graduated from the prestigious school in 1987.
Later on, he decided to get higher education at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Scott earned his MBA in 1992 and immediately launched his career.
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 the 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. 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 New York University Stern School of Business, the brilliant entrepreneur works as a Professor of Marketing. He also became a known public speaker in the institution. His research is focused mostly on Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon.
He refers to the said brands as “The Four” in his first published 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 crucial character in the AppleTV+ series WeCrashed.
Aside from public speaking and lecturing, Scott teaches people through his podcasts. In 2018, he co-hosted the weekly program “Pivot” with journalist Kara Swisher. In 2020, he started a new podcast titled “The Prof G Show” and also released a newsletter on his website.
Net Worth and Earnings
Galloway is a serial entrepreneur and made his month 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 are keen 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, and is raising two children with his ex-wife. Sadly, the couple got divorced in 2021 after a 25-year marriage. Galloway’s family resides at a waterfront home in Florida’s Delray Beach.