Tim Armstrong



Tim Armstrong

CEO, Oath
Verizon

Tim Armstrong

Tim Armstrong is CEO of Oath, a global digital and mobile company that reaches over 1 billion consumers and partners with the world’s leading global brands. Oath's mission is to Build Brands People Love and the company owns 50+ media brands including Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, TechCrunch, Tumblr, as well as adtech and distribution platforms that support thousands of partners across the globe. Oath launched in June 2017 as a Verizon owned company, following Verizon’s acquisition of AOL Inc in 2015, where Armstrong was Chairman and CEO.

Prior to Oath and AOL, Armstrong spent almost a decade at Google where he finished as President of the Americas and a member of the global operating committee.  Armstrong started in the media business after college by co-founding a newspaper in Boston, MA and then moving to Internet companies in Seattle, Silicon Valley, and New York. These companies included Starwave (creators of ESPN.com, NFL.com, NBA.com), Disney Internet Ventures, Snowball (NYSE Company), and America's Health Network (acquired by News Corporation).  Armstrong also co-founded and seed-funded Associated Content (acquired by Yahoo) and Patch (acquired by AOL).  

Armstrong serves on the boards of Priceline Group Inc (NASDAQ), Tech:NYC as co-founder, iDiverse as Chairman, Greenwich Academy for Girls, Connecticut College Athletic Club as co-founder, Waterside School and as a trustee for the US Olympic & Paralympic Foundation. He also serves as a loving husband and dad as well as lacrosse and basketball coach.  Armstrong is an avid New England sports fan and Massachusetts native.  He is part Camel (Connecticut College graduate) and part Trojan (Lawrence Academy graduate).

 

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