An American CEO and Chairman of AOL Inc., Tim Armstrong was previously president of Google’s Americas operation.
Armstrong joined Google from Snowball.com where he was vice president of sales and strategic partnerships. Prior to Snowball.com, 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.
Armstrong started his career by co-founding and running a newspaper based in Boston. In March 2009, he replaced the outgoing AOL CEO, Randy Falco. He sits on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the Advertising Council, and the Advertising Research Foundation; he’s also a trustee of Connecticut College and the Lawrence Academy.
In 2007, Tim Armstrong founded the United Football League (UFL). On behalf of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, he chaired Media.NYC.2020, an event in 2012 that reviewed the future of the global media industry and the implications for NYC, and suggested actionable steps for the NYC government. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College in Economics and Sociology.