About Scott Duffy

Scott Duffy is an entrepreneur and keynote speaker. He is Founder of AI Mavericks, sold his prior company to Virgin, held leadership roles at FOXSports.com, NBC Internet, CBS Sportsline. He started his career working for Tony Robbins. He is listed as a “Top 10 Speaker” by Entrepreneur.com.

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Scott Duffy is a Highly Regarded
Keynote Speaker

Scott Duffy is known for his expertise in artificial intelligence, entrepreneurship, and business strategy. His approach to delivering a keynote speech is fun, engaging, and highly informative. He started his professional speaking career over 30 years ago working for Tony Robbins. He had a front row seat to watch, learn, and study from the best in the business. As an author of two best-selling books, Special Project Editor at Inc, VIP Contributor at Entrepreneur, and Co-Host of a Top Podcast for Microsoft, Scott has interviewed over 1,000 Founders & CEOs. He combines these insights, his personal experiences working with big brands, and his time as a “bootstrapping” entrepreneur to provide real-world lessons that can be applied immediately to get better results. Scott Duffy has been listed as a “Top 10 Speaker” by Entrepreneur.com, a “Top 10 Speaker” by Forbes.com and a “Top 5 Motivational Speaker”. Read more here.

Scott Duffy is an
Entrepreneur and Founder of AI Mavericks

Scott Duffy is an entrepreneur and keynote speaker. He is the Founder of AI Mavericks. Find out more or get in touch with AI Mavericks here.
Prior to AI Mavericks, Scott founded Smart Charter, which was acquired by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. He held leadership roles at FOXSports.com, NBC Internet, & CBS Sportsline. He started his career working for Tony Robbins. Scott is listed as a “Top 10 Speaker” by Entrepreneur.com, spoken at the NYSE and provided commentary in numerous media outlets including CNBC, FOX News, and CBS Radio. He has served as Special Project Editor at Inc, VIP Contributor at Entrepreneur, and Co-Host of a Top Podcast for Microsoft.

Scott Duffy is the
Author of Three Best-Selling Books


Scott Duffy’s latest book, “Breakthrough” How To Harness The Aha Moments That Spark Success is published by Entrepreneur Press. In “Breakthrough”, Scott combines his personal experiences as an entrepreneur and working with big brands, along with the lessons he’s learned from Gary Vaynerchuk, Sara Blakely, Richard Branson, Daymond John, and more. Readers walk away with a step-by-step roadmap to prepare for entrepreneurship, take ideas to market, grow, scale, and sell. “Breakthrough” is named a “Top 10 Book To Take Your Leadership To The Next Level” by Entrepreneur. Scott Duffy’s previous book “Launch!” has been named one of “11 Vital Books For First Time Entrepreneurs”. Prior to “Launch!” Scott Duffy wrote “How To Invest In Self Storage”, published by MiniCo.

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For the past several years, Scott has been building communities. Communities of business leaders that are absolutely, totally, 1000% committed to seeing each other win. These highly-exclusive, invite-only mastermind groups meet three times a year, engage in quarterly lunch & learns, and monthly virtual events. In 2024, he launched AI Mavericks, the #1 AI & Business Growth Community in the world. Members include Founders, CEOs, & Leadership Teams that want to build great companies and learn how to make AI an important part of their business growth strategy. To learn more, click here.

Scott Duffy is the host and co-host of multiple
Podcasts

Scott Duffy is the Host of “AI Mavericks with Scott Duffy”. The show brings together “the people and ideas shaping the future”. 

Scott Duffy is the Co-Host of “Business & Burgers”. Co-Hosted by Scott Duffy and Alan Taylor, the show travels across the United States in search of the best burger in America, and side of tasty business advice. Business, sports, celebrities, and food collide in a fun, interview-style format where noteworthy guests share the secret sauce needed to build prosperous, game-changing companies. Guests include Daymond John (Shark Tank), Brian Smith (Founder Ugg Boots) and more. You can learn more here, find out more here

During Covid, Scott Duffy was Host of the popular podcast “What Now? with Scott Duffy”. But the show is really more than a podcast. It was an “experience” where listeners went behind the scenes and listened in as Scott led conversations that sparked new ideas, innovations, and helped entrepreneurs achieve exponential growth. Episodes include Gary Vaynerchuk, Shaun White, Elena Cardone, and more. You can listen to the podcast here

Scott Duffy’s
Background

When Scott Duffy was in college, he got in a terrible car accident and was forced to drop out of school to recover. During that time, he picked up a habit of  listening to motivational books on tape, and before he knew it, he had a library. He started his career working for best-selling author and speaker, Tony Robbins. In his mid 20s he moved from training to technology. He held leadership roles in startup companies that became big media brands like CBSSports.com, NBC Internet, & FOXSports.com. Next, he started Smart Charter, an online booking tool for private aviation that was acquired by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. He was living the life of his dreams. Until everything changed, in a heartbeat. The market crashed he lost everything. He went over $500,000 in debt. He had to rebuild himself, from the ground up, and get to the other side. Today, he combines his passion for education with his ability to create scale using technology. His ultimate goal is to provide education that is accessible, affordable, and leads directly to a better quality of life.