Brian Wolf takes on role at global classified advertising and marketing software provider to marine brokers and dealers

Brian Wolf has been named Chief Operations Officer by Boats Group, the global classified advertising and marketing software provider to marine brokers and dealers.

According to a Boats Group news release, Wolf brings a combination of extensive business development, data analysis, finance, operations and global go-to-market expertise to the position, where he will oversee operations of Boats Group’s three portals in North America- Boat Trader, YachtWorld and boats.com.

Before joining Boats Group, Wolf was with Ford Motor Company, leading its autonomous vehicle (AV) program and was responsible for investments in key technologies to accelerate Ford’s development of AVs, launching AVs in Ford’s test markets and securing partnerships with Walmart, Lyft, Postmates and Domino’s to understand how autonomous vehicles will affect the future of delivery networks and services. Prior to his time at Ford, Wolf held various business and finance positions at Expedia Group.