Ted Leonsis

Theodore John Leonsis (born January 8, 1957) is a Greek- American sports team owner, venture capital investor, filmmaker, author, and philanthropist. He is a former senior executive with America Online (AOL). As the founder, chairman, and CEO of Monumental Sports & Entertainment, he is the majority owner of the National Hockey League's Washington Capitals, the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards, the Women's National Basketball Association's Washington Mystics and the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. He is a founding member and investor in the Revolution Growth Fund, which includes investments in FedBid, Resonate Networks, Optoro and CustomInk.
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  • #SFSNYC Recap: 5 Key Takeaways from This Year’s Summit

    … to be all things to all people, but maintaining focus, especially in the early going, is vital. After all, being the best at one thing is challenging enough; being a market leader in everything…well, few can pull that off. The opening panel of the event, featuring ReachLocal CEO Sharon Rowlands, ShopKeep co-founder Jason Richelson, and Swipely CEO…

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  • 11 Luminaries You Don’t Want to Miss at Street Fight Summit New York 2015

    … of Repair.com and founder and CEO of SeniorChecked, acquired by Asurion in 2011. Spanos recently spoke with Street Fight about bringing technology to roadside assistance and ending AAA’s run as the dominant player in the industry. Satish Dharmaraj is managing director at Redpoint Ventures, a venture capital firm with investments in companies like Nextdoor…

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