Ross Levinsohn

5 Startup Funding Rounds This Week That Marketers Should Know About

It was a busy week in funding news around marketing-software startups. Here are five players getting an influx of cash that brand-minded folks should keep an eye on:

Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced.

Adweek’s Bright Past, Big Future

Personally, I’ve always found anniversaries hard to swallow. They mark the inevitable passing of time and the inescapable advance of waistlines and those smarty-pants millennials.

Rivals Throw Water on Publicis Omnicom Merger

The Publicis Omnicom merger will create the biggest ad holding company in history, but is that a good thing? David Jones, global CEO of rival Havas, thinks not.

Yahoo Chairman to Step Down

Almost a year after Yahoo appointed Fred Amoroso as chairman, the portal announced on Thursday that he has resigned the position and will step down from the board after his current term ends on June 25.

Guggenheim Digital Media Buys Remaining Stake in Backstage, Sonic Bids

Guggenheim Digital Media announced that it has acquired the stake it didn’t own in Backstage and Sonic Bids and combined them with Billboard to create a larger Billboard Group.

For Yahoo’s Mayer, Size Does Matter

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said during the company’s third-quarter earnings call that she was eyeballing relatively small acquisitions, describing potential deals as “something in the size and scale of double-digit millions and low hundreds of millions.” And despite chatter to the contrary, it sounds like Mayer’s sticking with the plan.

Big Questions Hang Over Yahoo at CES

CES isn’t just a critical time for TV manufacturers, tablet companies and electronic roller skate inventors to lay out their wares for the year. It’s also turning out to be a vital time for the future of Yahoo.

Yahoo to Lose Revenue Head Michael Barrett

Ever since Marissa Mayer was announced as Yahoo’s new CEO in July, questions have turned to the status of chief revenue officer Michael Barrett, whom interim CEO Ross Levinsohn had hired

After Losing CEO Post, Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo

Ross Levinsohn lost the Yahoo CEO gig after serving as interim chief following Scott Thompson’s ouster. Now Yahoo is losing Levinsohn, as first reported by AllThingsD.