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Michael Wolf        

Founder and CEO of Activate, Inc.; Former Yahoo! Board Member

Michael Wolf is Managing Director and Co-Founder of Activate, the leading strategy and technology consulting firm to media, technology and entertainment companies worldwide.

He is a business strategist whose focus is on helping senior executives exploit growth opportunities and define the future of their businesses – to win in the dynamic media and tech ecosystem.

Previously, Michael was president and COO of MTV Networks, a $7Bn media company, and a managing partner at McKinsey & Co. In 2012 he joined the Yahoo! board as an activist director and was responsible for appointing Marissa Mayer as CEO.

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.


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