In 2012, Ross Levinsohn was Yahoo's interim CEO and in the running to take on the job permanently, having run its sales organization for a number of years. Yahoo gave the job to former Googler Marissa Mayer, who on Monday announced the...Show More Summary
Ross Levinsohn is a former Yahoo executive who briefly served as the company's interim CEO in 2012 — before losing out for the permanent job to current CEO Marissa Mayer. Although he's been out of the company for over 4 years now, Levinsohn...Show More Summary
Ross Levinsohn — Yahoo's former head of global media and interim CEO, who was famously replaced by Marissa Mayer in 2012 — is apparently trading homes in Los Angeles. He just sold the Brentwood home he's owned since 2011, selling it for $7.65 million in an off-market deal, property records on OpenHouse Realty show. Show More Summary
Revenge is a dish best served purple.
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 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
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
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
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. (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 […]
Former Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn has a suggestion for Twitter: Buy Yahoo.
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 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..
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
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, 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 …
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
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
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
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