Topic: Ross Levinsohn

Digital Industry Cheers as Yahoo Names Google Exec Marissa Mayer CEO

Early reactions: 'Wow!' and 'A real engineer!'

Usually Yahoo surprises aren’t exactly a good thing, particularly when CEO-related. Regardless how the company’s latest stunner bears out in the long run, Yahoo shocked the industry on Monday (July…

Kilar Pulls Out of Yahoo CEO Search

Is interim CEO Ross Levinsohn the last man standing?

Jason Kilar, CEO of Hulu, has taken himself out of the running for the Yahoo CEO position. “As has been reported, Jason Kilar has been a focus of the Yahoo CEO…

Wall Street to Yahoo: Name Levinsohn CEO—Now

'Pick the guy that's in the seat already and let's get going.'

Yahoo’s board has been weighing who should replace Scott Thompson as permanent CEO. Ross Levinsohn—who has served as interim CEO since Thompson’s ouster—and Hulu CEO Jason Kilar are the frontrunners…

Yahoo Eyeing Google, AppNexus, PubMatic to Take Over Right Media

AppNexus, lead by former RMX exec, seen as front-runner

Private marketplaces have become all the rage among premium publishers, with Condé Nast and Hearst each erecting walled gardens for their inventory within the past year, and soon Yahoo could…

Yahoo Hearts Clear Channel's Digital Radio Service

Levinsohn follows up Spotify deal with one for iHeartRadio

Despite his temporary (for now at least) title, Yahoo’s interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is going hard on beefing up Yahoo’s content. Within the past couple weeks he’s hammered out content…

Yahoo Taps Michael Barrett as EVP, Chief Revenue Officer

Former Admeld exec to oversee ads

Yahoo has named Michael Barrett its new evp and chief revenue officer. When Barrett officially rejoins Yahoo early next month—he had a stint as Yahoo’s svp of e-commerce in 1999—he…

Fast Chat: Rich Riley

Yahoo's Americas head talks post-Thompson strategy

Rich Riley recently stepped up to the post of Yahoo’s evp of Americas amid a larger company reorganization that placed the region’s media and advertising business under one umbrella. A…

Ross Levinsohn May Be Just the CEO Madison Ave.'s Been Waiting For

Digital media execs optimistic about Yahoo

Score one for Team Media at Yahoo, which finally seems to have won the ad world's blessing with the interim appointment of Ross Levinsohn as CEO. While relieved that Yahoo might…

Levinsohn to Replace Thompson as Yahoo CEO

Company ends proxy fight, names Amoroso chairman

For most people, a resume helps land them a job. For Scott Thompson, it's what seems to have cost him his as CEO of Yahoo. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company said…

10 Buyers and Sellers You Need to Know

The players with the biggest audiences—and those with the most dollars to spend

The Sellers: Platform Companies Perhaps it’s a sign of how in flux digital advertising remains that the backgrounds of the men (and they’re all men) charged with overseeing ad sales at…