• February 4, 2023

Ross Levinsohn

Ross LevinsohnRoss Levinsohn is a sports illustrated CEO. He has been a senior advisor at Golden State Warriors, a general manager of Yahoo!, and a Chief Executive Officer at Guggenheim Digital Media.

Levinsohn has been a part of a management team since May 2012 as sports illustrated CEO. As a Guggenheim Digital Media CEO, he was tasked with building the business of Vox Media, which Guggenheim Digital Media acquired in 2012. Under this role, he managed all aspects of the business and oversaw large-scale acquisitions, including Ziff Davis and Racked.

He has grown to become one the most influential media and sports executives, with experience ranging from production to management positions domestically and internationally. His impressive professional awards include the 2015 Sports Business Journal Forty Under 40 Awards, the 2011 Association Media & Publishing’s Digital Media Executive of the Year, and the 2006 National Jewish Book Award in Service to Community.

Ross Levinsohn is also known for his accomplishments outside of work by being a major advocate for autism awareness and sponsoring the Autism Speaks Walk in Los Angeles. Over the years, he has been involved with numerous other charities, including the City of Hope, Ronald McDonald House, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, and the American Cancer Society.

Ross Levinsohn, also the CEO of The Arena Group Inc., led a $1bn investment in Time, Inc. He was also the publisher of Fortune until April 14, 2018. He has been an investor in media companies and sports teams and was previously Yahoo’s general manager and CEO until 2012. Before that, he was managing director of the early-stage investment firm Benchmark Capital. Before Benchmark Capital, he worked at Red Herring magazine as an editor-at-large after graduating with a BA in economics from William & Mary.