Ross Levinsohn has spent his entire career helping companies such as HBO, Guggenheim Digital Media and others improve their brand reach. He has also spent time with companies such as Fox Interactive Media, Yahoo and Tribune Interactive Media. In 2019, he was selected to be the top executive at Sports Illustrated, and in 2020, he was hired to be the top executive at Maven.
Levinsohn Spent Three Years as a Venture Capitalist
In 2014, he created a company called Whisper Advisers that helped technology startups scale their businesses. Despite his exit in 2017, the firm that he helped to create is still providing money to small businesses that want to increase their market share. In fact, Levinsohn continues to be a key investor in roughly 30 organizations that he decided to partner with during his time there.
Ross Levinsohn Tried To Buy Yahoo
In 2016, it was reported that he was part of an investment group that tried to purchase the internet search company’s core assets. However, their offer was rejected in favor of one made by Verizon. This was in spite of the fact that Levinsohn’s group offered more money to acquire them.
Sports Illustrated Found Its Way Under Levinsohn’s Leadership
Throughout the 20th century, Sports Illustrated was one of the most popular publications in the United States. However, during the first part of the 21st century, the publication struggled to maintain its popularity as the share of people who read physical magazines continues to dwindle. However, Levinsohn was able to help the magazine regain its audience and increase its market share.
Maven Has a Partnership With Sports Illustrated
Ross Levinsohn had a working relationship with Maven thanks to his role with Sports Illustrated. Therefore, when Maven’s founder decided to leave the company in August 2020, the firm knew that Levinsohn was the man to take over as CEO.