Michael J. Wolf

About

Michael Wolf is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Activate, the strategy and technology consulting firm.

Until recently, he served on the board of Yahoo, Inc.

Before founding Activate in 2010, Wolf was the President and COO of MTV Networks. Previously, he was a Director at McKinsey & Company, the international consultancy, and head of its Global Media and Entertainment Practice. Prior to that, he was a senior partner with Booz Allen & Hamilton, where he founded and led that firm’s Communications, Media and Technology Group.

His bestselling book on the entertainment, media and technology business, The Entertainment Economy: How Media Forces Are Transforming Our Lives was published in the U.S. in 1999 and then globally.

He graduated from Columbia University.