Scott Galloway
NYU Profile


Founder and Chairman

Scott is a Clinical Associate Professor at The Stern School of Business (NYU) where he teaches brand strategy to 2nd year MBA students. Scott is also the founder of Firebrand Partners, an operational activist firm that, since 2005, has invested over $1bb in US consumer and media companies. In 1997, he founded Red Envelope, considered the premier Internet-based branded consumer gift retailer (2007, $100mm revs.). In 1992, Scott founded Prophet, a brand strategy consultancy, which employs over 100 professionals in the US, Europe and Asia, where he served as CEO (1992-2000) and Chairman (2000-2002). Scott was elected to the World Economic Forum’s “Global Leaders of Tomorrow” which recognizes 100 individuals under the age of forty “whose accomplishments have had impact on a global level.” Scott serves on the board of directors of Eddie Bauer (Nasdaq: EBHI), The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT) and Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He received a BA from UCLA and an MBA from UC Berkeley. Contact Scott »