Ross Levinsohn is a tech enthusiast who has consistently supported development and innovation in finance, media, and technology. He attended the American University, where he developed his media creativity and earned a bachelor’s degree in communications.
Levinsohn started his career at Home Box Office, an American pay television network, and later moved on to CBS Broadcasting Company, where he was involved in digital media operations. During this time, he developed his knowledge and expertise in the media and entertainment industry, which helped him obtain top positions at renowned companies, such as News Corporation Limited.
In September 2020, Levinsohn was appointed chief executive officer of the Arena Group, a media company that operates prominent brands to deliver engaging consumer experiences. He restructured the company, redirecting its strategic focus to finance, sports, and lifestyle.
Levinsohn’s most notable achievement was overseeing one of the firm’s brands, Sports Illustrated, an American sports magazine that has become a prominent publication in the United States. As CEO, he developed publishing strategies that featured a modern technology platform and subscription model that could be scaled and applied to all its publications.
Within a year of being appointed as Sports Illustrated CEO, Levinsohn achieved a remarkable improvement in the company’s operations. With its captivating content, Sports Illustrated created an impressive 120 million user base, increasing print revenue and making the magazine more profitable.
Due to incredible growth in the Arena Group, Sports Illustrated CEO Levinsohn shows a deep understanding of the modern media landscape. Therefore, he remains a key figure who provides advisory services to startups and well-established companies.