Mr. Levinsohn is a leading industry figure who has long focused on the convergence of technology and media. He served as CEO at Yahoo! in 2012 and prior to that role was the company’s Executive Vice President/Americas and Head of Global Media from 2010 to 2012. Levinsohn previously served as President of Fox Interactive, where he helped create one of the largest digital businesses amongst the traditional media companies, and was instrumental in the formation of what is now Hulu. He serves on several public and private media and technology boards, including Tribune Media, mobile advertising marketplace YieldMo, Vubiquity, Zefr, and the National Association of Television Program Executives. He was Executive Chairman and Director of Scout Media, Inc. from 2014-2016, previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Guggenheim Digital Media and co-founded 5to1 Holding Corp, serving as its Executive Chairman. He co-founded Fuse Capital in 2005 and served as its Managing Director and Managing Partner. He served as General Manager at AltaVista Network and Vice President of Programming and Executive Producer at CBS Sportsline. Mr. Levinsohn received a bachelor’s in broadcast communications from American University, and is a trustee there.
A founder of Maven, Mr. Levinsohn stepped down from the Maven board in October 2017 after being appointed CEO and Publisher of the Los Angeles Times.