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Yahoo's former exec, who lost his job to Marissa Mayer, is now trying to buy the core business (YHOO)

Ross Levinsohn is a former Yahoo exec who briefly served as the company's interim CEO in 2012. He was the front-runner to become Yahoo's full-time CEO until activist investors gave the role to current CEO Marissa Mayer instead, as described...Show More Summary

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn wanted to strike the Microsoft deal that AOL just pulled off (YHOO, AOL, MSFT)

Former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn thinks the deal struck Monday between Microsoft and AOL is exactly the kind of move Yahoo should have made when he was there. The deal will see Microsoft hand over huge chunks of its display advertising business to AOL's sales team. Show More Summary

In a time of Silicon Valley assholes, is Yahoo just too nice to make it?

Over at Forbes, Eric Jackson has a great and very PandoMonthly-like interview with Ross Levinsohn, the architect behind Fox’s MySpace purchase and once-great-hope to lead Yahoo before Marissa Mayer was hired and Levinsohn unceremoniously left. Show More Summary

Interview With Ross Levinsohn On His Time At Yahoo

In this extensive interview, former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn reflects on his strategy for turning around Yahoo and how the company can still be great.b

Ex-Yahoo CEO: I would pay Jon Stewart $100 Million per year to relaunch his show

After news broke last night that Jon Stewart is leaving the Daily Show, former Yahoo interim CEO Ross Levinsohn went on Facebook and said that someone smart should give Stewart $100 million per year to re-launch his show as a "direct-to-consumer" product. Show More Summary

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) – Twitter Inc (TWTR) Deal: Is It Feasible?

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s former interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn has made a suggestion on Tuesday that Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) could buy Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO), since the integrated company would become the strongest force in the media sector. This spark has ignited a fire among investors and SunTrust Robinson’s Bob Peck talked over phone on CNBC about […]

Does a Twitter-Yahoo Tie-Up Make Sense?

Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn has a suggestion for Twitter: Buy Yahoo.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s CEO, Marissa Mayer’s chance to Cash-In Her Pocket Aces

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is a company with bright prospects and its fate is in the hands of its CEO Marissa Mayer.  On CNBC, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn discussed Marissa Mayer’s abilities to steer Yahoo’s ship in the right direction. Levinson described the current position of Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) as nothing less than […]

Stocktwits Appoints Ross Levinsohn, Rob Peck to Board

Stocktwits has been growing fast this year. Our users are more engaged than ever — or “addicted,” as they often say on the stream. Behind the scenes we have been […] The post Stocktwits Appoints Ross Levinsohn, Rob Peck to Board appeared first on Trends... Find them, ride them and get off..

A Former Yahoo Interim CEO Is Giving StockTwits A Boost

The finance world's social network is getting some major upgrades. Ross Levinsohn is now on the board of Stocktwits, a social media platform for investors, traders, and entrepreneurs. He was previously the chief executive of Guggenheim Digital Media, the digital arm of private equity firm Guggenheim Partners. In 2012, he was the interim CEO at Yahoo. Show More Summary

Ross Levinsohn Segues to Scout Media

2 years agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Per Keith J. Kelly, there has been no shortage of high-level activity at Scout Media. The company secured backing from the Pilot Group, a venture capital fund headed by former AOL CEO Bob Pittman. It amalgamated North American Hunter, PGA Sports and other media assets from Pittman’s North American Membership Group. Show More Summary

Ross Levinsohn Departs Guggenheim Digital Media

Ross Levinsohn, a known name in Internet and media circles, has made his exit from Guggenheim Digital Media after failing to acquire a popular streaming service, namely Vevo or Hulu. Guggenheim Digital Media is an investment firm and part of …

Ross Levinsohn Leaves Guggenheim Digital Media: Report

Guggenheim won’t comment about Ross Levinsohn’s departure, first reported by Re/code. But the development has been long expected, even though the former Yahoo interim CEO has only been at the investment firm’s media operation — which...Show More Summary

Guggenheim Digital Media Loses Another Top Exec

EXCLUSIVE: EVP Zander Lurie is telling colleagues that he plans to leave Guggenheim Digital Media, I’m told. That would make him the second of CEO Ross Levinsohn’s top lieutenants to bolt over the last three months, and has company watchers...Show More Summary

Guggenheim's Ross Levinsohn to Appear on Exec Panel at Digital Entertainment World

The CEO joins CBS Interactive's Jim Lanzone and OMD's Claudia Cahill at the conference's opening panel, "View From The Top: State Of The Digital Union." Ross Levinsohn, CEO of The Hollywood Reporter parent company Guggenheim Digital Media, has joined the growing list of speakers at the inaugural Digital Entertainment World conference. Show More Summary

Is Marissa Mayer the right CEO for Yahoo? - Felix Salmon

3 years agoTechnology : Message

Is Marissa Mayer the right CEO for Yahoo? - Felix Salmon: Felix Salmon read Nicholas Carlson’s gargantuan article on Marissa Mayer, and comes away believing that Ross Levinsohn would have been a better choice: From the post It’s still too early to tell what Mayer’s strategy really is. Show More Summary

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: An Unauthorized Biography

O n the morning of Thursday, July 12, 2012, Yahoo’s interim CEO, Ross Levinsohn, still believed he was going to be named permanent CEO of the company. He had just one meeting to go. That meeting was a board meeting to be held that day in a large conference room on the first floor of Yahoo’s Sunnyvale, Calif., headquarters. Show More Summary

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso Resigns

Yahoo chairman of the board Fred Amoroso has resigned from his post. News of Amoroso’s departure was announced by Yahoo on Thursday evening. Amoroso took over the Yahoo chairman position at the same time Ross Levinsohn was appointed as the tech firms interim CEO. Later Fred would go on to lead the team that investigated [...]Show More Summary

Yahoo's Chairman Resigns

Fred Amoroso, Yahoo's chairman of the board, is resigning his position, the company announced late Thursday. Amoroso took over as Yahoo's chairman in May at the same time that Ross Levinsohn was appointed interim CEO. As chairman, he led the team that investigated Yahoo's former CEO Scott Thompson for fabricating some of his credentials. Show More Summary

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