Primary Role
Chairman and CEO @ AOL
2 Investments in 2 Companies

Person Details


Tim Armstrong was appointed CEO and Chairman of AOL in March 2009.

Before becoming the CEO of AOL, Armstrong presided over Google's North American and Latin American advertising sales and operations teams. His team provided customers with local partnerships as well as centralized sales and services. They worked with some of the world's most widely recognized brands and advertising agencies in addition to some of the fastest growing medium-sized companies.

Armstrong joined Google from, where he was vice president of sales and strategic partnerships. Prior to his role at, he served as director of integrated sales & marketing at Starwave's and Disney's ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures, working across the companies' Internet, TV, radio, and print properties. He started his career by co-founding and running a newspaper based in Boston, MA, before joining IDG to launch their first consumer Internet magazine, I-Way.

Armstrong is an investor in Patch and sits on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the Advertising Council, and the Advertising Research Foundation. He is a graduate of and trustee at both Lawrence Academy and Connecticut College, where he earned a double major in economics and sociology.

Experience (5)

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    Chairman and CEO
    Mar, 2009
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    Investor, Co-Founder
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    President, The Americas Operation and Senior Vice President, Advertising Sales and Operations
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    AOL Ventures

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
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    Director of Integrated Sales & Marketing

Advisory Roles (4)


Education (1)


Investments (2)

  • Associated Content
    Associated Content is an open content platform that enables its users to publish their content online.
    Apr 28, 2009 - Invested in $6M Series C with 2 others
  • Howcast
    Howcast is a website that provides instructional, short-form how-to videos and text content.
    Oct 1, 2008 - Invested in $2M Series A with 2 others