President and Founder
Active Media

Laszlo Horvath’s award winning company puts its clients on top of the search engines’ results pages - increasing their visibility and sales worldwide, making their entry into new markets cost efficient. He founded global online search, advertising and media agency ActiveMedia ( in 1996. Prior to launching his business, Laszlo was tapped as a Strategic Consultant for America Online in 1995. His clients included the Greenhouse of AOL Studios, the AOL Finance Channel and a wide range of interactive brands like the Motley Fool, iVillage and NetNoir. Laszlo placed the first advertising program on AOL’s largest content site. Laszlo received his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1995. He graduated from the Film Academy of Budapest in 1989, as a film and television director, including a study period at the BBC in London. Laszlo received his Bachelor of Arts degree in languages and literature from the ELTE University of Budapest, Hungary. He chaired the Service Export Task Force of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and provides services for the Virginia Economic Development Partnership’s ( export promotional programs. Laszlo serves on the board of Leros corporation ( and Carnation ( and on the board of advisors for He is a member of the Harvard Club of New York and Washington DC and an Alumni Advisor and Fundraiser for the Harvard Business School. Laszlo is a sought after speaker at US and International conferences on online marketing, advertising, branding and Internet strategy, including Fortune Magazine, MEED Middle Eastern Business Intelligence and he also serves as a member of the Global Advisory Board of the CEO Clubs International ( and the American Hungarian Executive Circle (