Tom Newman joined Interactive One as President in May, 2007. Mr. Newman came to Interactive One from Time Warner, which he joined in 2000. At Time Warner, he served as the Senior Vice President of Network Development, focusing on strategy and corporate development for AOL. He reported to the President of Media Networks, AOL’s advertising and ecommerce division. In this role, he helped implement a robust online advertising growth strategy, which moved AOL from $400 million to over $2 billion during his tenure. He worked on a variety of initiatives including the acquisition in revenue and integration of Advertising.com, development of new advertising products and businesses (e.g., mobile, data targeting, and video), implementing new sales, ecommerce, and search strategies, as well as key transactions including a multi-billion dollar strategic relationship with Google.
Previously, he worked in Time Warner’s Mergers and Acquisitions group where he worked on a variety of domestic and cross-border media transactions including the sale of Warner Music Group and Warner Manufacturing for over $3 billion. Prior to joining Time Warner, he was an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.