Wolf is a Vice President of Capital World Investors, a division of Capital Research and Management Company. He graduated from Princeton University and completed his PhD in geology and geochemistry at Caltech. Wolf became Caltech's assistant vice president for technology transfer in 2005. In 2006, he joined Capital as an investment analyst in medical technology and as a generalist in small- and mid-cap technology companies. He now also invests in real estate investment trusts.