As a media planner at the SSC&B Advertising Agency, David Levy aspired to a sales career but was confronted in interviews by the age-old advice: "I like you; get some sales experience and I'll hire you." David finally convinced a local cable sales group to overcome its reluctance and give him a chance to prove his sales skills. Prove them he did -- and he went on to achieve unprecedented leadership roles at Turner Broadcasting and now as Chairman of Genius Sports and senior advisor to Raine Merchant Bank and Arctos Partners.
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