For the past 25 years, Mr. Levinsohn has been in the forefront of media innovation and transformation. In 2006, he founded Fuse Capital, an investment firm that provides strategic guidance to some of the largest and most dynamic media, technology and communication brands in the world. He currently serves as its Managing Director.
From 2000 to 2006, he served in leadership roles at News Corporation, including Senior Vice President of News Digital Media from 2000 to 2001, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Fox Sports Interactive Media from 2001 to 2004, and President of Fox Interactive Media from 2005 to 2006.
In 2004, he was tapped by News Corporation Chairman Rupert Murdoch to devise the digital strategy for the Company. Executing that plan, he helped transform the Company into a global leader in digital media. Mr. Levinsohn was the driving force behind acquisitions of Myspace and IGN.com, and he oversaw the acquisitions of Askmen.com, Scout.com, Newroo and KSolo, among others.
Under Mr. Levinsohn’s leadership, the FOX Network of sites set growth records with more than 140 million monthly users. He oversaw a partnership with Google, which will yield the Company nearly $1 billion.
In 1999 and 2000, Mr. Levinsohn held senior management positions with AltaVista Network, an early pioneer in search technology. From 1996 to 1999, he was Vice President of Programming and Executive Producer at CBS Sportsline.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Levinsohn served as Director of Production and Marketing Enterprises at HBO from 1990 to 1996, in sports management and marketing with ProServ from 1988 to 1990, and in creative roles as an Account Supervisor at Lapin and Rose Public Relations from 1986 to 1988 and Saatchi and Saatchi Advertising Division from 1985 to 1986.
Mr. Levinsohn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications with a speciality in Broadcast Communications from The American University in Washington, DC.