Jen Wolfe is the CEO of Dot Brand 360, an agency specializing in board and C-suite- digital strategy for the next generation of the Internet to bolster security, data, and user experiences across digital, legal and technical operations. She has served as the managing partner of a prominent intellectual-property law firm—Wolfe, Sadler, Breen, Morasch and Colby—recently ranked in the top seventy-five patent-law firms in the country by IP Today. Her team focuses on studying digital patents and other signals to predict future trends. Just a few of the clients she has served include: Microsoft, Nestlé, Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Scripps Networks Interactive, Duke Energy, SAS, and others.
Jen has invested in and served on the boards of technology start-up companies and was the first woman to serve as president of the Greater Cincinnati Venture Capital Association. She is a certified Six Sigma black belt in process improvement, nationally accredited in public relations, and has been a regular contributor to ClickZ and SEO Watch on digital marketing, as well as national legal and technology publications about the future of the Internet, including Executive Counsel, CIO Magazine, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, Inside Counsel, IP Frontline, E-Week, the National Law Journal, and more. She has been quoted in and covered in publications like USA Today, NPR, Bloomberg Business Week, Pink Magazine, Mashable, and others.
In 2012, Jen was appointed to and served on the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and was subsequently named chairwoman of the Independent Review of the GNSO. She has been recognized year after year as one of the top global three hundred intellectual-property strategists by IAM magazine, based in London. She is a graduate of the Direct Women Institute, an elite group of women attorneys being cultivated for public-company board service. She completed the Stanford Law School Director’s College Executive Education Program, Harvard Law School Executive Education in Negotiation and Mediation and is a Governance Fellow and faculty member of the National Association of Corporate Directors. She is a certified expert in Cybersecurity Oversight by the National Association of Corporate Director's and Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute.
Digital in the Boardroom is her third book and is endorsed by executives from Scripps Networks Interactive, the Motion Picture Association of America, Uber and Corporate Governance Solutions. Her previous books, Domain Names Rewired and Brand Rewired, published by Wiley, were widely recognized as forward-thinking, innovative approaches to brand development by spanning silos within organizations, and recognizing future trends on the Internet. The books featured interviews with senior executives from Harley-Davidson, Scripps Networks, International Paper, General Mills, Yahoo!, Kraft Foods, Kimberly-Clark, Interbrand, J. Walter Thompson, Kodak, Procter & Gamble, Intel, Verizon, Time Warner, and Microsoft. It was also endorsed by senior executives at Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Richemont, and General Electric.
In addition to winning many awards for her leadership and entrepreneurship, Jennifer is also widely recognized for her contributions to her local community. She is a member of the Tocqueville Society of the United Way and has chaired fundraising events for the American Red Cross, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (named Woman of the Year in 2010) and the Film Commission in Cincinnati, Ohio. She earned her Juris Doctorate and Masters Degree in Organizational Communication and Behavior from the University of Cincinnati.
If you’d like more information about Wolfe’s proprietary tool, Digital Mapping, auditing your company’s digital strategy, or helping your company define the role of digital in the boardroom, email Jen at firstname.lastname@example.org.