On Friday afternoon, AOL president Tim Armstrong announced that Patch was restructuring and laying off some employees. (Bloomberg reports 40 people were let go.) CEO Jon Brod is returning to AOL Ventures and COO Steve Kalin is moving up to chief executive, Armstrong said. The changes were discussed during an all-company conference call that started … Read More
All Things D Steve Kalin is Patch’s new CEO, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong told Patch employees in an email Friday. Patch will also make several motions that Armstrong writes will “move Patch meaningfully toward profitability.” Among them: layoffs. The … Read more
KPIs are often seen as a cure to what ails the online ad industry. During AOL's first-quarter earnings call in 2012, CEO Tim Armstrong discussed how he was trying to convince more advertisers to use them: "The majority of our ad customers are running their display budgets off of KPIs (key performance measures like brand lift)," Armstrong told Adweek. Show More Summary
As has been the case more often than not lately, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong had a fair amount of good news to share with investors on the company's first-quarter earnings call Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: The company, led by CEO Tim Armstrong, returned to growth in display ad revenue, ensuring gains in all ad lines for the first time in five years. read more
AOL Chairman and CEO to participate in the Jefferies Global Technology, Media and Telecom Conference NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AOL Inc. ( NYS: AOL ) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Armstrong, will...Show More Summary
Says Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, the biggest news at the company's NewFront event is the integration of AOL's inventory with the big, universal video...
A lot of people in the corporate communications community were eager to see who would win this high-profile gig. Peter Land will be an SVP reporting to AOL chief Tim Armstrong in New York. The CEO says that Land will “develop and oversee...Show More Summary
Aol CEO Tim Armstrong sang the praises of programmatic, automated advertising today during his keynote presentation at the Ad:Tech conference in San Francisco, and he announced a new Marketplace tool to help publishers manage their ads. Show More Summary
UPDATED: A regulatory filing shows that his compensation includes stock and options awards, as well as a $500,000 bonus. read more
His latest annual compensation includes stock and options awards, as well as a $500,000 bonus.
Back from near-death, AOL feels vindicated that it bet on a content strategy when everyone else was turning to platforms and technology. CEO Tim Armstrong shared some thoughts on content, hyper-local site Patch and whether AOL might buy Time's magazines.
The merger that brought AOL and Time Inc. together under the same roof 13 years ago is widely regarded as the single worst deal in corporate history. If he had the means, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong would love to recreate it -- in part.
"A transaction would be challenging," says Tim Armstrong and signals that the online firm is exploring possible music strategies. read more
Tim Armstrong says that as the online firm's largest individual shareholder, he sleeps well at night knowing she is in charge of programming strategy. read more
AOL Chairman and CEO to participate in the Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- AOL Inc. ( NYS: AOL ) today announced that its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Tim Armstrong, will participate...Show More Summary
AOL shares are trading lower Thursday after the online content and services company announced two key management changes. COO Artie Minson is stepping down. The WSJ reports that he had differences with CEO Tim Armstrong on the right strategy for AOL’s Patch and Huffington Post units. The company has named Susan Lyne, an AOL board [...]
PHOENIX -- Big brands will soon embrace real-time, advertising campaigns, where media is inserted into trending news. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong says this real-time...
The online company, led by CEO Tim Armstrong, posts a 4 percent revenue gain driven by a 13 percent ad increase. read more
By Dana Blankenhorn: AOL (AOL) is suddenly a hot stock. The company reported growth for the first time in years in its latest quarterly report, for the period ending in December, and CEO Tim Armstrong was on TV right after, speaking fluent buzzword. Show More Summary