Join us for an evening with the dtx company's Founder & CEO, Tim Armstrong, as part of Betaworks Studios new series, Ask Me Anything Live, featuring giants of the New York startup & investment scene, as they come on-stage to answer any & all of your questions about the who, where, what & why.
Tim Armstrong is the Founder & CEO of the dtx company, where he is focused on building the infrastructure for the direct-brand economy through experiences, platforms, & investments. Current dtx investments include Dirty Lemon, Argent, Olive & June, Niche, Margaux, & ThirdLove.
Armstrong founded a Boston newspaper after graduating from Connecticut College. In 1995, he moved to Seattle to join Paul Allen's first internet company, Starwave, which was acquired by Disney. Armstrong moved to New York with Disney & worked at ABC/ESPN Internet Ventures. After Disney, he joined Florida Governor Rick Scott's health-focused cable & internet company, America's Health Network, which was later sold to News Corp. Armstrong then went on to be a founding team member of Snowball, which went on to IPO on the Nasdaq. Armstrong left Snowball in 2000 to join Google as its first New York employee; he left Google after almost a decade serving as President of the Americas & as a member of Google's global executive team.
He joined AOL as Chairman & CEO to spin the company out of Time Warner & launch AOL as a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. After turning AOL around & outperforming the S&P 500 during his tenure as CEO, he sold the company to Verizon Communications. Armstrong joined Verizon as CEO of its digital media division, Oath, & served as a member of its executive team.
Armstrong serves on the boards of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ), Tech:NYC as co-founder, Greenwich Academy for Girls as Chairman, Connecticut College Athletic Club as co-founder, Waterside School & US Olympic & Paralympic Foundation as trustee. He also serves as a loving husband & dad, as well as lacrosse & basketball coach. Armstrong is an avid New England sports fan & Massachusetts native. He is part Camel (Connecticut College graduate) & part Spartan (Lawrence Academy graduate).