Daniel R. Wolfe ’84 is UMW’s 2014-15 Executive-in-Residence. He is the executive vice president of Worldwide Creative at NBC Universal. Wolfe will be on campus in Stafford and Fredericksburg October 15 to 16, 2014. Throughout the two-day Executive-in-Residence program, he will interact with UMW students interested in various career paths. During an invitation-only breakfast program, Wolfe will speak to regional business leaders.
Students, friends, and alumni are invited to attend a free presentation by Wolfe on the Stafford campus Wednesday, October 15 at 6 p.m. A reception with refreshments and light fare will follow in the North Building.
Space is limited for the Wednesday evening event in Stafford and registration is encouraged. Please visit http://business.umw.edu/eir/ to register.
About Daniel Wolfe
Wolfe oversees a staff in Los Angeles and London of more than 100 employees who provide creative, post production, technical and other support worldwide for the marketing campaigns of all Universal’s motion picture releases. His department is responsible for the development and execution of a films’ marketing message for theatrical trailers, television commercials, print advertising, new media, radio, theme park placement and home entertainment including, pay-per-view and video-on-demand.
In his long career at Universal Pictures, Dan Wolfe has been involved in over 400 films including the “Jurassic Park,” “Fast and Furious,” “Bourne” and “American Pie”franchises. Wolfe has been a part of 15 films that were nominated for Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and four that won Oscars for Best Picture, including “Schindler’s List,” “Shakespeare in Love, “”Gladiator” and “A Beautiful Mind.”
Before joining Universal in 1990, he was a manager of creative advertising at New Line Cinema and prior to that, Orion Pictures. While at Orion Pictures, Wolfe worked on campaigns for the Academy Award winning films “Dances with Wolves” and “Silence of the Lambs.”
He is a graduate of Mary Washington College, which honored him with the 2004 Distinguished Alumni Award, 2007 Distinguished Graduate-in-Residence and serves on the College of Business Advisory Board.He has a postgraduate degree in communication industries management from Emerson College and is a member of the Motion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences.