Mr. Russo founded Fantasy Sports Ventures in 2006 and serves as its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. From 1999 to 2005, he was Senior Vice President, New Media/Publishing for the National Football League. In that role, he served as general manager for the League’s new media/publishing business, including internet, satellite radio, wireless, and traditional print publishing. He managed all day-to-day operations, including programming, marketing and advertising sales. In addition, Mr. Russo was responsible for the new media/publishing business development and completed a range of transactions with a total value in excess of $1 billion. Prior to the NFL, Mr. Russo held senior executive positions with New Line Cinema and NBC.