Tim Armstrong

4 Ways to Ensure Your New Business Will Be a Heroic Journey, Not an Epic Failure

The hero's journey is an archetype that appears across literature, movies and TV—and even in the world of business where every entrepreneur is the main character of his or her own story. The call to build something great is no less significant or full of adventure than a protagonist's journey in a blockbuster film.

With Verizon Deal, Yahoo and AOL Are Finally Together

Yahoo's long, winding and rocky road has finally come to its conclusion.

Adweek’s Power List 2016: The Top 100 Leaders in Marketing, Media and Tech

To assemble Adweek's second annual Power List, we considered the profiles and results of global corporate titans, taking into account such criteria as company value, revenue and revenue growth, market performance, consumer reach and affinity, their standing among rivals, the number of employees overseen, key acquisitions and partnerships, industry accolades and media buzz. 

Backed by Verizon Data and New Targeting Tools, AOL Hires Its First Chief Mobile Officer

BARCELONA, Spain—After being acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion and buying ad network Millennial Media for $238 million la

How Arianna Huffington’s Idea for a Blog Changed the Media Industry Forever

In her book-lined office overlooking lower Broadway in New York, Arianna Huffington keeps a large sofa in the corner.

Facetime: Star-Studded Affairs From Advertising Week to The Clio Awards

Advertising Week 2015 proved to be a star-studded week complete with A-list media players like Sheryl Sandberg and Tim Armstrong, as well as Hollywood celebs like Jessica Alba and Snoop […]

Tim Armstrong Says AOL Is in the ‘Best Position’ to Fight Ad Blocking

With the proliferation of ad blockers threatening to wipe out not only ads but also content from publishers' sites, AOL chief Tim Armstrong has every reason to be concerned.

Facetime: Clio Image Awards Honors Creativity, and Huffington Post Hosts 10-Year Anniversary Bash

The Clio Image Awards drew big crowds at New York’s Plaza Hotel, including Project Runway superstars Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum. Across town, A+E Networks held its upfront presentation for […]

AOL Unveils Massive Slate of New Programming and Partnership With NBCU

For those who thought AOL might be shifting away from big content plays and heading into pure ad tech, the media company proved this week it still has plenty in store for digitally savvy audiences.

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Encourages Agencies to Step Up Their Game on Execution

When asked to grade agencies on how well they're leveraging new opportunities in media, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong today gave a measured, qualified response at the 4A's Transformation conference in Austin, Texas.