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Jennifer C. Wolfe

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 and specifically how companies can use new top-level domains operating at the root zone of the Internet to bolster security, data, and user experiences across digital 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 patents and other signals to predict future digital trends. Just a few of the clients she has served include: Microsoft, Nestlé, Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Scripps Networks Interactive,  Duke Energy, Kroger, SAS  and emerging technology companies.

She has invested in and served on the boards of numerous 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 CounselCIO MagazineBloombergBusinessWeekInside CounselIP FrontlineE-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.   

She 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 completed the Stanford Law School Director’s College Executive Education Program and the Harvard Law School Executive Programs in Negotiation and Mediation.  She is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors and a graduate of the Direct Women Institute.

Wolfe is an awarding winning author and thought leader on digital strategy and the future of the internet.  Digital in the Boardroom is her third book, and offers a cutting edge guide to help boards and c-suite executives tackle the challenge of managing a comples changing digital world across the organization.  It has been endorsed by executives from the Motion Picture Association of America, Scripps Networks Interactive, Corproate Governance Solutions and Uber. Her previous books, Domain Names Rewired and Brand Rewired, published by Wiley, were widely recognized as forward-thinking, innovative approaches to brand development, protection 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, 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) and the Film Commission in Cincinnati, Ohio. She holds a Juris Doctorate and Master’s Degree in Organizational Communication and Behavior from the University of Cincinnati.  She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband, son and dog.