VP, advertising sales, Google Inc.
Tim Armstrong presides over Google's North American advertising sales and operations teams. Armstrong’s team is located in cities across the U.S. and Canada, providing customers with local partnerships as well as centralized sales and services. His team works with some of the world's most widely recognized brands and advertising agencies, as well as some of the fastest growing medium-sized companies.
Armstrong joined Google from Snowball.com as that company's vice president of sales and strategic partnerships. Prior to his role at Snowball.com, Armstrong served as director of integrated sales & marketing at Starwave's and Disney's ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures working across the company’s Internet, TV, radio, and print properties. He started his career by co-founding and running a newspaper based in Boston, MA, before joining IDG to launch their first consumer Internet magazine, I-Way.
Armstrong has been named one of the top "100 People to Know" for global media by Media Magazine and was awarded a Media Maven Award by Advertising Age in 2004. He sits on the boards of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), KnowledgeStorm Inc., and Associated Content Inc. Armstrong is a graduate of Connecticut College with a double major in Economics and Sociology.
Last Updated: 2005