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AOL's Tim Armstrong made the biggest deal in New York tech this year — here's how the $4.4 billion Verizon deal went down

Tim Armstrong oversaw the biggest tech sale of 2015 so far, when he sold AOL to mobile phone giant Verizon for $4.4 billion. That landed the AOL CEO at number 2 on Business Insider's 2015 Silicon Alley 100, the list of the most important people in New York City tech this year. Show More Summary

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong loves not running a public company

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong isn't bothered that he has a new boss. Instead, he's happy that he has more time for work. "For me the most enjoyable thing about the Verizon deal personally is that I can do more work," Armstrong said on stage at Code/Mobile in Half Moon Bay, California on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Do We Need Another Video Platform? Verizon Thinks So

Tim Armstrong sees the future of content is mobile. So, at a glitzy event that included performances by Snoop Dogg and Alabama Shakes, the AOL CEO pulled back the curtain on parent company Verizon's much talked-about free mobile service, go90. Show More Summary

This baby shamed a CEO. Here's why her story should be a warning to any employee

Before AOL CEO Tim Armstrong outed Deanna Fei's daughter to the world as a "distressed baby," Fei had no idea that her husband's CEO knew anything about the couple's child. Certainly not how she came into this world at 25 weeks and weighing one pound and nine ounces. Show More Summary

With AOL In The Bag, What’s Next For Verizon?

The company also gave out details on the expanded role of AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who will continue to lead AOL operations post-closing. He will report to Marni Walden, Verizon executive vice president and president of Product Innovation and New Businesses. Show More Summary

It's a Done Deal: AOL Is Now Part of Verizon

Less than two months after the deal was announced, Verizon has closed on its $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will take on the added responsibility of overseeing Verizon Digital Media Services, Verizon's advertising platform, quieting rumors he might bolt for the open CEO job at Twitter. Show More Summary

Verizon officially completes its AOL acquisition

A little over a month ago, Verizon announced it was purchasing AOL for the tune of $4.4 billion dollars. Today, that transaction is complete. AOL was sold for the expected $50 per share, in cash. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong will continue to...Show More Summary

Adam Bain as Next Twitter CEO? Agency Players Are Split on His Candidacy

Who will lead Twitter after Dick Costolo steps down as CEO on July 1? Some of the possible external candidates being bandied about today seem like longshots, chiefly Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong, who would both be difficult and expensive to pry away from their current employers. Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Tim Armstrong's Goal of "Open" AdTech Dominance: "Open is the New Black," Says Banker Terry Kawaja

In a  keynote address to some 500 leaders of the adtech industry gathered in New York by the investment bank boutique LUMA partners, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong shared an expansive  view on the sale of AOL to Verizon and the future of AOL....Show More Summary

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Could Make $180 Million in Verizon Deal

6 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

You’ll have to forgive AOL CEO Tim Armstrong for smiling so much lately. See, Armstrong just learned that he could rake in roughly $180 million after Verizon completes its acquisition of AOL. According to The Wall Street Journal, Armstrong is the biggest shareholder of AOL stock. Show More Summary

AOL Boss Stands to Get $180 Million

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong stands to net nearly $180 million from the sale of his company to Verizon, though he won’t be eligible for a good chunk of that money until a year after the deal closes.

The Verizon-AOL deal: Is this ‘the year everything happens’?

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, center, applauds during opening bell ceremonies of the New York Stock Exchange in this file photo. Verizon on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 announced it is buying AOL for about $4.4 billion, advancing the telecom’s push in both mobile and advertising fields. Show More Summary

AOL Chief: The Future of Media is ‘Mobile’ (Video)

7 months agoNews : Truthdig

The future of nearly all media—and consequently, all advertising—is on our phones, said AOL CEO Tim Armstrong in a video memo to employees after announcing the sale of his company to Verizon. The New York Times reports: “If there isShow More Summary

(VIDEO) AOL's Tim Armstrong to Keynote LUMA Partners' Annual Digital Media CEO Fest

As CEO's of leading adtech companies along with institutional and strategic investors gather for  LUMA Partners' annual one-day conference in Manhattan next week, there will surely be talk on and off the stage about the the acquisition of AOL by Verizon. Show More Summary

Verizon Had One Thing On Its Mind When It Agreed To Buy AOL: CEO Tim Armstrong

When Tim Armstrong replaced Randy Falco as CEO of AOL on March 12 2009, most independent observers felt that Armstrong was making a terrible mistake. President of Google’s Americas division and having recently co-founded local news website Patch, Armstrong seemed to have it all, yet his first task at AOL [...]

24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Verizon buys AOL for $4.4 billion AOL CEO Tim Armstrong announced in a staff memo that Verizon will buy the company for $4.4 billion. Show More Summary

AOL CEO's Pivot to Ad Tech Pays Dividends

In recent years AOL CEO Tim Armstrong smelled opportunity in the digital-advertising business and acted on it. His bets are now paying off handsomely, with Verizon agreeing to buy AOL for $4.4 billion.

AOL CEO On Verizon Deal: HuffPost 'Will Always Be A Cornerstone Of AOL'

7 months agoNews : Huffington Post

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong addressed rumors Tuesday that The Huffington Post would be spun off as part of Verizon's $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL. Following the announcement of the deal early Tuesday morning, Kara Swisher, editor of the...Show More Summary

TIM ARMSTRONG: Verizon isn't spinning off the Huffington Post

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong is denying reports that The Huffington Post will be completely spun out, according to an interview he did Tuesday with HuffPo's Alyona Minkovski. "AOL will always be an owner of HuffPost. And now Verizon will be an owner of HuffPost," Armstrong said after Verizon's $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL was announced Tuesday. Show More Summary

This is what Tim Armstrong told us a few months ago about the future of AOL

Verizon announced that it plans to acquire AOL for $4.4 billion.  Back in December, we interviewed  AOL CEO Tim Armstrong about potential mergers, company strategy and future plans when he spoke at our  IGNITION conference. Follow BI Video:   On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

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