Bruce Levenson is known for multiple roles in his busy life as an entrepreneur. He was the co-owner of NBA team Atlanta Hawks LLC, from 2004 to 2014 and known for a number of business venture, http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/11493472/jason-whitlock-bruce-levenson-atlanta-hawks. Levenson is also a great philanthropist with deeper involvements in total well-being of the society by actively working for the uplifting the different sections. He is also on the boards of a number of business groups and philanthropic organizations and considered to a highly influential figure in the U.S. – Israel relationship. Bruce has a deep association with various industrial bodies to make the technology development useful for the young generation.
In 1977, Bruce along with his partner Ed Peskowitz founded United Communications Group (UCG) to provide the portfolio to business information companies. It started the services by publishing a newsletter called Oil Express to provide the latest developments in the oil industry. Under the leadership of Bruce, the firm expanded its information services to healthcare, mortgage banking, telecommunications, technology, and other industries. The services of the firm include providing latest news and developments, analysis, and data. Today, UCG is one of the largest business information companies around the globe, and it offers specialized services to more than two million customers across various business sectors.
Since childhood, Bruce Levenson was very interested in playing basketball and that made him own an NBA team in 2004. Bruce, Ed, and other partners joined hands to buy the Atlanta Hawks and the Philips Arena, an indoor arena in Atlanta that can be used for various purposes. His journey with the team helped him to become a member of NBA Board of Governors. Bruce is also a minority stakeholder of TechTarget from its founding days and served on its board. In the recent years, he founded DOT, a private firm with an innovative cooking technology that helps the bread toasting done in just three seconds.
Bruce completed his graduation in Political Science from Washington University and completed his Law graduation from the American University School of Law. He started the career with Washington Star, an afternoon newspaper. According to PR News, as a prominent philanthropist, Levenson is an active participant in organizations such as Hoop Dreams Foundation and Community Foundation of Washington, D.C. With his thought process to help low-income children in pursuing higher education, he worked with I Have a Dream Foundation and became the President of its Washington chapter. Bruce pours significant donations to Seeds of Peace and SEED Foundation that work against hatred and violence.
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