Julie Jacobs

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    Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary - AOL Inc.

    As Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Julie Jacobs is responsible for all legal, regulatory, compliance and public policy matters for AOL. Julie also oversees AOL’s Corporate Services function, encompassing AOL’s facilities and operations. In addition, Julie serves as Corporate Secretary to AOL’s Board of Directors. In this role, she is responsible for advising the Board of Directors and executive management on corporate governance matters and strategic transactions.

    Julie was the principal architect of the 2012 patent transaction with Microsoft generating more than $1 billion in value. She also led a series of high profile acquisitions in the digital content and online advertising space, including Huffington Post, TechCrunch and Adap.tv. In addition, Julie led AOL through its 2009 separation and spin-off from Time Warner.

    Prior to becoming General Counsel, she served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at AOL. Julie joined AOL in 2000 from Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP, where her practice focused on a wide variety of international technology and telecommunications projects.

    Julie was selected as General Counsel of the Year in 2013 by the International Law Office and The Association of Corporate Counsel. In addition, AOL Legal was selected as 2013 Legal Department of the Year by The Legal Times. Julie was the subject of a feature article in Super Lawyers Business Edition 2011. Julie was selected to attend the 2008 DirectWomen Board Institute, an initiative that identifies and develops women executives to serve as directors of public companies, and was selected by the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel as Deal Maker of the Year in 2007.

    Julie graduated from Georgetown University Law Center where she was a member of The Georgetown Law Journal and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

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