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Topic: Tim Armstrong

With Verizon Deal, Yahoo and AOL Are Finally Together

Rival web pioneers are now corporate siblings

Yahoo's long, winding and rocky road has finally come to its conclusion. Verizon announced this morning that it has acquired Yahoo's operating business for roughly $4.83 billion, which had long been…

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

Mark Zuckerberg leaps into lead spot

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…

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

Mark Connon will report to CEO Tim Armstrong

BARCELONA, Spain—After being acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion and buying ad network Millennial Media for $238 million last year, AOL has a new mobile chief tasked with growing the…

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

Adweek’s 2015 Brand Visionary honoree

In her book-lined office overlooking lower Broadway in New York, Arianna Huffington keeps a large sofa in the corner. With its richly carved wooden accents and overstuffed cushions, the sofa…

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

Sheryl Sandberg, Snoop Dogg and more

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

String of acquisitions will keep it ahead

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. But during an…

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

Celebrated by Heidi Klum, Tim Gunn, Arianna Huffington, Piers Morgan and more

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

CEO expects 'the single largest change in media' this year

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…

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

Tells 4A's crowd to take advantage of new opportunities in media

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…

On the Eve of Turning 30, AOL Dials Up Mobile and Video

CEO Tim Armstrong tells us what the future holds

AOL is about to turn 30 years old. In May, the company that basically invented Web surfing hits this milestone—and yet somehow, despite its adulthood, finds itself at the very…

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