Former Yahoo! CEO Ross Levinsohn Joins SteelHouse Board of Directors
LOS ANGELES – May 17, 2017 – SteelHouse, a high-performance advertising software company, today announced the appointment of media and technology executive, investor, and advisor Ross Levinsohn to its board of directors, effective immediately.
Levinsohn has more than three decades of media, digital media, and technology experience, with past CEO posts at Yahoo (NASDAQ: YHOO), Fox Interactive Media, and Guggenheim Digital Media. He was interim Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo! in 2012, after running the media company’s Americas unit and serving as Head of Global Media. Previously, he was President of Fox Interactive, where he helped transform, build, and operate a wide range of businesses. In 2005, during his tenure at News Corporation, he was instrumental in the formation of what is now Hulu. He is also a co-founder and partner at Whisper Advisors, and a senior advisor at Boston Consulting Group.
“Ross has long been at the intersection of tech, media, and finance and is a sought-after advisor in the digital space,” said Mark Douglas, President and CEO at SteelHouse. “His leadership will be a strong addition to our board as we strengthen our offering and gear for greater growth. With our focus on video-driven advertising, Ross’ years of expertise will have an immediate impact on the business.”
Levinsohn holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from The American University, where he is also a member of the Board of Trustees. He sits on the boards of several public and private media and technology companies, including Tribune Media (NYSE: TRCO), Zefr, Dex Media, YouTube multichannel network DramaFever, and Scout Media.
SteelHouse provides advertising software for direct marketers, agencies, and brands of all sizes. The SteelHouse Advertising Suite provides marketers with everything they need to launch retargeting and prospecting campaigns through display, mobile, and social. The SteelHouse Creative Suite lets anyone create beautiful ads using the content around them. Our solutions give advertisers total transparency and complete control over their campaigns – all with the fastest go-live in the industry.