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Topic: Ross Levinsohn

5 Startup Funding Rounds This Week That Marketers Should Know About

These VR, video players got cash boosts

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: 1. AltspaceVR reeled…

Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman

Yahoo veteran teams again with James Heckman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced. Levinsohn served as CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, which…

Adweek’s Bright Past, Big Future

Celebrating 35 years

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. But for a brand—especially a media…

Rivals Throw Water on Publicis Omnicom Merger

CEOs from Havas, JWT question the deal's size, leadership

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. “The complexity is…

Yahoo Chairman to Step Down

Former eBay COO takes over as interim chair

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…

Guggenheim Digital Media Buys Remaining Stake in Backstage, Sonic Bids

John Amato to run new division

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. John Amato,…

For Yahoo's Mayer, Size Does Matter

Eyes acqui-hires, small ad tech firms

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…

Big Questions Hang Over Yahoo at CES

Mayer set to get some of her first face time with major digital agencies

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…

Yahoo to Lose Revenue Head Michael Barrett

Source confirms earlier reports

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…

After Losing CEO Post, Levinsohn Leaves Yahoo

Marissa Mayer thanks exec for stint as interim chief

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. Shortly after the news…

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