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Michael Pollack

Michael  Pollack

Joined Stern 2010

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 7-194
New York, NY 10012

E-mail mpollack@stern.nyu.edu


Michael Pollack joined New York University Stern School of Business in 2010 as an Adjunct Professor.

Professor Pollack runs his family investment firm, Pollack Holdings, which has interests in a broad array of both public and private securities. Additionally, he established and now runs his private, family foundation (www.scacharitablefoundation.org). SCA is active in venture philanthropy, primarily in India, where it collaborates with social entrepreneurs to scale their business models.

From 2001 to 2008, Professor Pollack co-founded and was one of two general partners at Glenhill Capital, a long/short public equities investment firm. Before leaving Glenhill to form SCA and Pollack Holdings, he helped grow Glenhill into a global investment business with more than $2.5 billion under management.

Professor Pollack graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.

Courses Taught

  • Professional Responsibility and Leadership

Academic Background

B.S., Economics, 1998
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise


  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Venture Capital/Financing


  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


  • Family Businesses