Tim Armstrong
Strategic Advisor to the Chairman
Verizon Communications

Tim Armstrong is a strategic advisor to the Chairman of Verizon and former CEO and Founder of Oath, a global digital and mobile company that reaches more than one billion consumers and partners with the world’s leading global brands. Oath owns more than 50 media brands, including Yahoo, AOL, HuffPost, TechCrunch, Tumblr, as well as ad-tech and distribution platform. Oath is a Verizon-owned company formed after Verizon’s acquisition of AOL Inc. in 2015, where Armstrong was chairman and CEO and the 2017 acquisition of Yahoo. Prior to Oath and AOL, Armstrong spent almost a decade at Google, where he was president of the North and South America and a member of the global operating committee. Armstrong has over 20 years of Internet investing and operating in companies including Starwave (creators of ESPN.com, NFL.com, NBA.com), Disney Internet Ventures, Snowball (NYSE company), and America’s Health Network (acquired by News Corp).


2021 Annual Conference: September 21-23, 2021

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- Sep 21: In-Person Panels, Fireside Chats, and other Sessions

- Sep 22-23: Global Digital Panels, Fireside Chats, and other Sessions

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