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Theodore Leonsis Overview
Theodore Leonsis General Information
Mr. Theodore Leonsis is the Founder, Co-Owner and serves as Chairman, Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Monumental Sports & Entertainment. He is the Founder and Owner and serves as Chairman, Principal Partner and Chief Executive Officer at Washington Wizards. He served as Board Member at Uptake. He serves as a Board Member & Member of the Compensation and Benefits Committee & Nominating, Governance and Public Responsibility Committee at American Express. He serves as Board Member at American Express. He is the Owner of Capital One Arena. He is a Co-Founder of Revolution Growth and serves as a Partner of Revolution Growth at Revolution. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Co-Executive Chairman of aXiomatic. He served as an Advisor at Echo360. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman is ViewLift. He served as Senior Advisor at RRE Ventures. He is a Board Member at Sportradar. He serves as Chairman at Groupon and AddThis. He served as Board Member at Resonate. He sits on the board of directors of several leading companies ranging from American Express to Groupon. He has been involved with Revolution Growth since its founding, as an investor and Chairman of Revolution Money. He retired from active management of AOL in 2006, where during the previous 13 years he was an inspirational leader and held a number of senior positions, including vice chairman and president, and worked closely with Steve Case for a decade to build AOL into the world's leading internet company with a market value at its peak in excess of $100 billion. He founded SnagFilms, the internet's leading site for online audiences to find, watch, and share documentary films. He also has been a producer of award-winning documentary films such as Kicking It and Nanking, which premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and has won a Peabody Award and an Emmy Award. A third documentary produced by him, A Fighting Chance, aired on ESPN in the fall of 2010. Early in his career, he was the founder of several technology-enabled consumer companies, including Redgate Communications, where he is credited with coining the phrase "new media." He has been named Washington's Businessman of the Year, a Washingtonian of the Year, one of the 20 most influential people in sports, and one of the top 10 entrepreneurs of the year. He served as a board member at Custom Ink. He is a Co-Founder and Chairman at SnagFilms. He also serves as a Board Member at Shinola Detroit. He serves as Board Member at Tempus.