Meet Your Host

Podcaster Robert Southgate of the SMG live at the Blue Box Cafe in Elgin, IL

Rob Southgate is a podcaster and the founder of The Podcast Profs, Southgate Small Business and co-founder of Southgate Media Group (SMG). Rob has had various careers throughout his life, both in the creative world, education sector, and the business sector.

Currently, Rob is a professor of digital marketing, communications, and consumer behavior. He is a professional voice-over actor, a marketing consultant, and content creator. 

For the last nine years, Rob has launched, hosted, edited, and executive produced 125+ podcasts.

Rob loves sharing ideas and networking. He immerses himself in leadership and business development and has a strong passion for empowering others.

Rob is an entrepreneur with two Bachelors degrees in business (science of management and science of marketing) and an MBA in Marketing. In his Master’s Thesis, he successfully argued that you don’t need to be a celebrity to be a successful podcaster.


Rob Southgate, Podcaster