By The Associated Press
In May, Yahoo named Ross Levinsohn as its interim CEO. The company gave no indication at its annual shareholders meeting Thursday on when it might name someone permanent, but Levinsohn talked like someone who expected to be running Yahoo for a while.
Here's biographical information on Levinsohn.
NAME: Ross Levinsohn
TITLE: Interim CEO, Yahoo Inc.
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND: Most recently, executive vice president and head of global media for Yahoo, where he led strategy, engineering and content creation. Prior positions included president of News Corp.'s Fox Interactive Media; senior management at AltaVista, an early search engine; and programming work at CBS Sportsline and HBO Inc.
CO-FOUNDER: Fuse Capital, an investment and strategic equity management firm.
BOARD MEMBERSHIPS: Freedom Communications, Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program.
EDUCATION: B.A. in communications from American University.
Source: Yahoo Inc.
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