Gregory Galant is a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to social media, marketing, PR, entrepreneurship, remote work, the future of PR and journalism. BusinessWeek named him one of the “Best Young Tech Entrepreneurs” and PRovoke recently included him on their "Innovator 25" list. The main topics he covers are:
- How PR/earned media are becoming essential to a CMOs toolkit and business success,
- How to lead a fully-remote business + lessons learned along the way,
- The state of media relations (key learnings from Muck Rack recent surveys including The State of Podcasting, PR Measurement, etc.)
Gregory Galant is the cofounder and CEO of Muck Rack, the software platform that enables thousands of organizations including Google, Golin, and Duolingo to find the right journalists to pitch, report on media coverage and prove the value of their work. He is also the co-creator and executive producer of The Shorty Awards, which honor the best of social media. In 2021, Greg founded The Work Remotely Forever Pledge, a commitment by business leaders who promise not to force their employees to work from an office. Since launching, more than 75 companies have signed on. Greg is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO). He’s presented at SXSW, Web Summit, Harvard Business School, Le Web, and The International Journalism Festival, and his columns have appeared in Fortune, Forbes, and Business Insider. Greg graduated in Philosophy at the Emory University.