Terry Stewart

Terry Stewart

CEO


Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Cleveland, OH USA


I have four degrees and never really had interest in any of them.

Videos

Videos

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Terry Stewart

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Milestones

Milestones

My road in life has been direct.
He obtained degrees in engineering, education, finance, and law...then realized he wasn't interested in any of those fields.
After school, he worked in mergers and acquisitions, then was a banker, and he was miserable the whole time.
The only time that he was happy was when he was off chasing his passion-media, specifically movies and comic books.
He lost his finance job, then he lost his wife, and was homeless.
Went to the bar to drink away his sorrows and the bartender took pity on him and gave him a place to live.
A friend who knew about his comic book obsession tipped him off to a position that was open at Marvel Comics.
He'd finally found his dream job, and he worked his way up the ranks until at age 44, he was president of Marvel.
Says life isn't a horse race; it's a marathon, and in the end, the journey is what really counts.
Keep following my journey
Education

Education

highschool
High School
undergrad
Bachelor
Education, General
Rutgers University-Newark
undergrad
Bachelor
Engineering, General
Rutgers University-Newark
graduate
Graduate
Law
Cornell University
graduate
Graduate
Accounting
Cornell University
Career

Career

CEO

I manage and lead the direction of a museum devoted to preserving, sharing, and interpreting rock music history.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Business
Business
Music
Music
Communicating / Sharing Stories
Communicating / Sharing Stories

Hurdles

Hurdles

Challenges I Overcame

Financial