Former MTV Networks president and COO Michael Wolf has joined social application firm Slide’s Board of Advisors.
Wolf, the former managing partner of the global media and entertainment group at consulting firm McKinsey & Company, was one of the top executives at MTV Networks until early 2007. A well-respected executive in the media industry, Wolf is the author of the 1999 book The Entertainment Economy: How Media Forces Are Transforming Our Lives.
At Slide, Wolf will advise the company as it expands more broadly into social media entertainment. The company, founded in 2004 by Pay Pal co-founder Max Levchin , is best known for the popular Facebook and MySpace applications SuperPoke!, FunSpace, Slideshow and others. It claims to reach a global audience of over 150 million users online.