Wolfe was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. Wolfe went to Southern Methodist University and graduated with a degree in International Studies.
After graduating from Southern Methodist University. Whitney Wolfe went to work at Hatch Labs. Initially hired to be involved in the app Cardify. However, the project was stopped. Wolfe then got involved with the Tinder App, an online dating app. During her time involved with the Tinder App, she became vice-president of marketing for Tinder. Wolfe left the company in 2014.
Wolfe created the Bumble dating app platform in 2016. Now, in 2018, Bumble has over 35 million subscribers in over 160 countries. Time magazine has named Wolfe one of Time’s magazine’s most influential 100 people’s list. The Bumble dating app started out as a friend finding venture for its users. In 2017, Whitney Wolfe added Bumble Bizz for networking of professional males and females.
The Bumble App was created to put the female first. All interactions on the app can only be activated by a woman. In 2018, the app is valued at $1 billion and has had over 500 million inquiries by women.
Bumble’s workforce is over 85% female. With progressive policies in place for its female workforce, the company offers flexible hours to its primarily female work staff, therapy sessions, holistic wellness benefits, and even providing a private place for nursing mothers.
Whitney Wolfe Added To Imagine’s Board Of Directors
On July 10, Wolfe was added as a board member of Imagine Entertainment by chairmen Ron Howard and Brian Grazer. Brian Grazer feels Whitney Wolfe will bring a unique and original perspective to the board of directors of Imagine Entertainment.
Whitney Wolfe sets the tone for females in the now dating world and is a pioneer in providing a workplace that encompasses the daily needs and situations of the working woman, giving their female staff the joy, creativity, and productivity they need for optimum job performance.
With Wolfe’s innovative approach to women and the dating world, and her workplace model for the female work staff she is an innovative leader in her field.