Companies to Watch: AOL

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Industry: Content Creation/Internet Service Provider

Headquarters: New York, N.Y.

CEO: Tim Armstrong

The company formerly known as America Online, Inc. was originally founded in 1983, as Control Video Corp. Best known as an Internet service provider to a community of members, which at one point totaled over 30 million, the company was famous for their marketing tactics that included sending free-trial CDs to residents across America.

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