Fast Chat: Ted Leonsis

Online ad pioneer talks AOL, Facebook, video

How can you keep pace with an accelerating marketing ecosystem? Join us at Brandweek Sept. 12–16 in Miami alongside leading CMOs, founders and change makers from GatoradeMarriottAlo YogaCampbell'sUncommon James and more. Book now.

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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