Topic: Tim Armstrong

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

Taboola's CEO on the power of people and appreciating your foes

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…

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…

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…

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…

AOL, Publicis Group Expand Partnership Into Programmatic Video

Agencies can tap into premium reserve and private marketplaces

AOL and Publicis Groupe said on Monday that they are expanding their six-year partnership into programmatic video and linear TV. The move will give VivaKi and all agencies under the…