Curtis Brown has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of AOL. Brown has been with AOL since 2010 and has been acting CTO since March of this year. In a statement announcing the title/role change, Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, praised Brown’s wealth of experience.
“Curtis brings to the CTO role both deep technical experience and an authentic and engaging leadership style that has earned him the strong support of people throughout the Technology organization, the Technology Cabinet and the business leadership of the company” said Armstrong. “I’m especially pleased that this role provides us the opportunity to promote such a strong talent from within the AOL family.”
Brown’s new role is effective immediately.