Fast Chat: Ted Leonsis

Online ad pioneer talks AOL, Facebook, video

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Before Ted Leonsis became master of the D.C. sports universe—his company Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics and the Verizon Center—he served as president at a then-little-known startup called America Online. Over the course of his 14-year tenure at AOL, he oversaw the first display ads and even headed Advertising.com

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