Michael J. Wolf
Founder & CEO
Michael J. Wolf is the Founder and CEO of Activate, Inc., the leading management consulting firm specialized in technology, internet, media, and entertainment businesses. Previously, Wolf was President and Chief Operating Officer of MTV Networks (now Viacom Media Networks), where he was responsible for leading all of the company’s business, finance, sales, operations, technology, and production. Prior to MTVN, he was Global Managing Partner of McKinsey & Company’s Media, Entertainment, and Information Practice. He was McKinsey’s first direct-elect Senior Partner hire, joining from Booz Allen Hamilton, where he founded and led the firm’s global Communications, Media, and Technology Group. He was also a member of Booz Allen’s Board of Directors and Executive Management Team.
CEO & Chairman of the Board
Ola Källenius has been a member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since January 1, 2015, and Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG since end of Annual Meeting of Daimler AG on May 22, 2019. He is also Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Daimler Truck AG. Ola Källenius was born on June 11, 1969, in Västervik/Sweden. After obtaining Abitur (university entrance examination) at Grammar School of Danderyd (Sweden), he did his military service in the Swedish army in 1988/89. From 1989 until 1993 he studied at the Stockholm School of Economics (Master in Finance and Accounting) and the CEMS Programm (Master of International Management) at the University of St. Gallen. He joined the then Daimler-Benz AG as Trainee within the International Management Associate Program in 1993.