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Michael Wolf is the founder and managing partner of ACTIVATE, a technology and strategy firm. He also currently serves on the boards of Entercom Communications Corporation. (NYSE: ETM), the fourth-largest broadcasting company in the United States, iAmplify.com, a Web-based content publisher and syndication network and the world's largest selection of expert video and audio downloads, and on the Board of Advisors for Slide.com, the world’s leading social entertainment company, which was sold to Google for approximately 200 million dollars in August 2010. Michael Wolf was formerly the president and former COO of MTV Networks. During his tenure at MTV Mr. Wolf became one of Mark Zuckerberg's early mentors, as chronicled in "The Facebook Effect", by David Kirkpatrick Wolf formerly was a Director of McKinsey & Company, the international consultancy, and head of its Global Media and Entertainment Practice. Before joining McKinsey in 2001, Wolf was a senior partner with Booz & Company, where he spearheaded its media and entertainment group. Wolf is the author of publications on the subjects of entertainment, economics, non-fiction, e-business strategies and the development of global media.
Total Books: 37
His bestselling book on entertainment economics, The Entertainment Economy: How Media Forces Are Transforming Our Lives was published in the U.S. in 1999 and then globally. He is a frequent contributor and op-ed columnist for publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and theNew York Times, and has written for a number of journals and business publications.
Michael Wolf is also a well-known public speaker, entertainment economist and leader of media and entertainment programs, including heading panels at the World Economic Forum in Davos in 2009.Participants in the 2009 conference included: Al Gore, Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Michael Wolf, Bono, Paulo Coelho, Gordon Brown and Tony Blair.
He attended Columbia University and was a friend and classmate of Barack Obama, who later become the President of the United States. They played basketball and chess together.