Ross LevinsohnRoss Levinsohn is an American executive. He was the president of Guggenheim Digital Media, and was interim CEO of Yahoo from January 2017 to July 2017.

He served as President, Americas and Managing Director at WPP Group in New York City before founding Online Media Group, which became Guggenheim Digital Media in 2013. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Zillow Group, LifeLock and Redfin Corporation. Levinsohn is on the Board of Visitors for the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University, and is a past Chair of USAToday.

Sports Illustrated CEO career also includes stints as president, CEO and chairman of Fox Interactive Media and acting CEO of MySpace. He began his career at Goldman Sachs as a partner in the investment banking division.

In 2004, Levinsohn married entertainment reporter Michele Tafoya. He was previously married to his ex-wife, Casey Levinsohn.

ROSS H. LEVINSONSHN is a co-founder and former President of Guggenheim Digital Media, a New York City-based company that has grown from one software developer to an online media platform that reaches over 100 million monthly users. Guggenheim’s mission is to develop innovative digital media offerings for brands, content providers and advertising agencies.

Prior to Guggenheim, Levinsohn co-founded and served as CEO of boombox.com, which was acquired by Hearst Corporation in 2001 for $260 million and served as President of Fox Interactive Media, a division of News Corporation. During his tenure, Fox Interactive acquired and operated nine Web sites that collectively attracted over 70 million unique users each month.

Sports Illustrated CEO also established LightSpeed Venture Partners’ Media & Entertainment Group where he was the principal investor in several companies including MySpace.com, Fox Interactive’s first acquisition. He also negotiated MySpace’s $850 million sale to News Corporation and served on the company’s board of directors until 2008 when it was sold to Specific Media and Justin Timberlake for $35 million.

Prior to LightSpeed, he was a partner at Goldman Sachs where he spent eight years in their Investment Banking Division. Prior to that, he spent six years as a high yield bond analyst at Salomon Brothers in New York City and Tokyo.