Ex-Fandango CEO Joins Venture Capital Firm

Art Levitt, former president and CEO of movie ticketing website Fandango, has joined Jerusalem Venture Partners as a New York-based venture partner. He left Fandango in 2006, and has been serving as a consultant to the entertainment and hospitality industries.  

Here is Levitt’s bio from the JVP website:

Art Levitt, a leading media industry executive, brings with him with over 20 years of experience in the entertainment and hospitality industries. Most recently, Art served as the president and CEO of Fandango, Inc., the premier online movie ticketing and entertainment website. Art launched Fandango in July 2000, and subsequently led the company to maturity, establishing the company as a national brand. From 1996 to 2000, Art served as president of Disney Regional Entertainment, an upstart division responsible for launching entertainment concepts in metropolitan and suburban markets. During his time at Disney Regional Entertainment, Art was responsible for ESPN Zone, DisneyQuest, and Club Disney. Prior to that, Art served as president and CEO of Hard Rock Cafe International and as vice president of resorts and special projects for the Walt Disney Company.

Art graduated from Southampton College with a B.A. in Biology, and completed the Program for Management Development (P.M.D.) at Harvard University.