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Tim Armstrong      

CEO, AOL Inc.

Tim Armstrong is CEO of AOL Inc., a leading global media technology company headquartered in New York City and operating in over 20 countries worldwide. Today, AOL serves over 500 million consumers every month across the globe, and maintains partnerships with thousands of the world's leading companies. AOL owns, builds and operates global media brands and provides technology and services to over 10,000 other brands and media companies. Under Tim’s leadership, AOL was acquired by Verizon for 4.4 billion dollars on May 12, 2015.

Prior to joining AOL, Tim spent almost a decade at Google, where he served as President of Google's Americas Operations and Senior Vice President of Google Inc. as well as serving on the company's global operating committee. Tim started in his career by co-founding a newspaper in Boston, MA before moving into the Internet industry, where he has worked as a team member, investor or co-founder at numerous companies, including Starwave (sold to Disney / ESPN / ABC Internet Ventures), Snowball (IPO), Associated Content (sold to Yahoo), and Patch (sold to AOL). Tim has also been an active investor in the start-up community, both on and offline.

Tim serves on the board of The Priceline Group, Inc., The Paley Center for Media, the New York regional board of Teach for America, the Waterside Charter School in Stamford, CT, as Chairman Emeritus for the Ad Council, and as a trustee for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Foundation. He also acts as an advisor to the McChrystal Group, a leadership consulting firm driven by former Commander of the Joint Special Operations Command, General Stan McChrystal. Additionally, Tim is the chairman of the IAB Education Foundation, a new non-profit working to improve diversity and close the skills gap across the digital media and advertising landscape. An ardent champion of community service, Tim was honored by the Ad Council with their 60th Annual Public Service Award in 2013.

Tim is a graduate of Connecticut College and Lawrence Academy. He has served as a trustee for both.

News


Why we sold to Verizon: AOL's Tim Armstrong

AOL decided to sell to Verizon in order to compete in a future marketplace dominated by larger players, CEO and Chairman Tim Armstrong told CNBC on ...

CEO Tim Armstrong Says AOL Is Staying In The Content Business ...

Well, Re/code's Kara Swisher is reporting that AOL has been in talks to spin off The Huffington Post. I had a quick interview with CEO Tim Armstrong (who's ...

Aol CEO Tim Armstrong will join us at Disrupt NY in May

Will Verizon snap up Yahoo’s web assets — and what might that look like? We don’t have an answer just yet, but there’s one person who might have some ideas about what it would look like: Aol CEO Tim Armstrong, who will be joining us at Disrupt NY in May this year.

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