Bruce Levenson is the famous entrepreneur responsible for the success of the United Communications Group as well as the co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks basketball team and the Atlanta Philips Arena, a place where performers hold concerts and sports games are often played. He is also owns significant stakes in TechTarget, a popular media outlet that spun out of the United Communications Group.
Levinson, along with his very good friend Ed Peskowitz founded the United Communications Group, a media company that sells subscriptions to newsletters that provide facts and figures usually seen as statistics in newspapers and magazines. The UCG creates newsletters in thousands of verticals, from gas, healthcare, technology and energy amongst many others. His company, the United Communications Group is also the principal owner and operator of the popular Android, Blackberry and iOS app GasBuddy, an application that helps drivers find the lowest local gas prices.
In the early 2000’s, he along with his friend Ed Peskowitz decided to purchase the Atlanta Hawks for close to $200 million. Along with the Atlanta Hawks, he also purchased the Philips Arena as well as the popular NHL team the Atlanta Thrashers, although his partner and himself eventually chose to sell the franchise to an outside investor for an undisclosed sum of money
For Bruce Levinson and Ed Peskowitz began building the United communications group, which made them both hundreds of millions of dollars, he worked at the Washington Star newspaper as a journalist. In addition to his work as a popular and published journalist, he obtained a law degree in night school after work.
Bruce Levinson is a huge stake owner and a popular tech company called TechTarget, a company that provides very detailed specs and information on enterprise hardware purchased mostly by corporations. In addition to his principal stake in the organization, he is also rest on the board of the organization. He served on its board from 2000 until he retired from Company operations in 2013.
Bruce Levinson, entrepreneur is also a very active philanthropist, donating lots of money to organizations that reach out to help low income children pursue a formal college education.
Being born into a very rich Jewish heritage, that can be traced all the way back to Israel, his grandmother was a Holocaust survivor. He has donated nearly $10 million, and continues to donate a significant amount of his money to Jewish foundations such as the US Holocaust Museum as well as SEEDS for Peace and Birthright Israel, the Jewish Youth Philanthropy Institute amongst various other noble causes.