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
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: 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
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
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
Hulu is looking for a buyer and one of the companies that might be bidding is Guggenheim Digital Media, run by former Yahoo executive Ross Levinsohn, reports Ronald Grover at Reuters. That's ironic because, rumor has it, back in 2011, when Levinsohn was an exec at Yahoo, Yahoo tried to buy Hulu for about $2 billion. Show More Summary
When, in January, news broke that former interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn had been named the CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, everybody stifled yawns. GDM runs trade publications Billboard, AdWeek, and The Hollywood Reporter. Those are nice publications with strong brands and loyal, if small, audiences. Show More Summary
Who wants to keep Yahoo in free food and profits?
The “digital brain trust” was announced in January at the NATPE convention, with Guggenheim Digital Media’s Ross Levinsohn as head read more
Although the biggest news to come out of Yahoo! CEO Ross Levinsohn‘s chat at NATPE in Miami Beach today with Larry King is the imminent announcement of international TV distribution for the talk show host’s Internet program Larry King...Show More Summary
Before Yahoo's board replaced him with star Google executive Marissa Mayer six months ago, interim CEO Ross Levinsohn's plan to save the company was to turn it into something like a cable TV provider. Yahoo, Yahoo Finance, and Yahoo Sports apps and Web pages would carry premium content, mostly video, from third-parties. Show More Summary
The investors who own The Hollywood Reporter, AdWeek and Billboard have hired ex-Yahoo Chief Executive Ross Levinsohn to oversee the trade titles as head of the newly formed Guggenheim Digital Media. He is the third CEO for the magazines, which are part of Prometheus Global Media. Show More Summary
Former Yahoo and News Corp. executive Ross Levinsohn has been named chief executive of Guggenheim Digital Media, a unit of private equity firm Guggenheim Partners.
Today it was announced that Levinsohn will become the CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, a new umbrella company that includes several entertainment-minded news sites, including The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, and Adweek.
According to Adweek, it’s parent company, Prometheus Global Media, has officially named Ross Levinsohn as its new CEO. Levinsohn will lead Guggenheim Digital Media, a compilation of music, media and entertainment media brands which includes Dick Clark Productions. Show More Summary
Guggenheim Partners opens up a new digital fund, and gets a veteran digital dealmaker and operator to run the show.
Guggenheim Partners said on Tuesday that it has hired Ross Levinsohn, a former Yahoo chief executive, to lead a new media unit that includes Billboard, Adweek and the Hollywood Reporter.
Former interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn is now the CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, parent company to Billboard, AdWeek, and The Hollywood Reporter. Here's the press release: Guggenheim Partners ("Guggenheim"), a global diversified financial...Show More Summary
The Tribune Co. officially emerged from bankruptcy Monday with a new board including former Yahoo exec Ross Levinsohn and former Disney exec Peter Murphy. The company plans to sell off its 23 television stations, eight daily newspapers and stakes in websites like CareerBuilder.com.