Bio Box: Interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn

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Posted: May 14, 2012 10:28 AM
Bio Box: Interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn

NAME: Ross Levinsohn

TITLE: Interim CEO, Yahoo Inc., effective Sunday.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Most recently, executive vice president and head of global media for Yahoo, where he led strategy, engineering and content creation. Prior positions included president of News Corp.'s Fox Interactive Media; senior management at AltaVista, an early search engine; and programming work at CBS Sportsline and HBO Inc.

CO-FOUNDER: Fuse Capital, an investment and strategic equity management firm.

BOARD MEMBERSHIPS: Freedom Communications, Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program.

EDUCATION: BA in communications from American University.


Source: Yahoo Inc.