Good benefits and compensation package
Flexible work environment and great work/life balance
Financial struggles in recent years, including layoffs
Lack of sense of coherent direction for the company as a whole
AOL is a well-known Internet company with moderate employee satisfaction.
AOL is still serving America online. The Web portal serves users with an array of content and communication tools, including sites for news (
AOL provides products and services in more than 30 countries. Headquartered in New York City, the company generates nearly 90% of sales in the US.
AOL's business strategy is focuses on showcasing original, advertising-supported content. Google powers AOL searches through a partnership that extends through 2015. As part of the agreement, Google also provides AOL with mobile search, and brings AOL's video content to Google's
Mergers and Acquisitions
AOL has a long history of acquisitions. Most recently, the company acquired modeling technology company Convertro and video distribution company Vidible. In 2014 AOL acquired Gravity for approximately $82.4 million in cash. Gravity provides content personalization technology and publisher solutions for advertisers.
770 BROADWAY FL 4
New York, NY 10003-9558
Phone: 1 (212) 652-6400
Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chairman and CEO: Tim Armstrong
EVP and CFO: Holly Hess
EVP and Global CTO: William E. Pence
Employees (This Location): 148
Employees (All Locations): 4,350