Michael D. Armstrong is the Executive Vice President, Worldwide Television Licensing & Operations, ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group, where he manages relationships with third-party studios and oversees the international sales teams for formats and CBS Newspath service.
Previously, he served as General Manager of BET Networks, where he oversaw strategy and operations, content acquisitions, multi-platform scheduling, marketing, corporate communications, strategy, finance, research and audience science.
Armstrong is on the board of PRX, a non-profit media company specializing in audio journalism and storytelling and is a member of the Board of Trustees at his alma mater Hampton University. He previously chaired the boards of Dance Theatre of Harlem and the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC). Armstrong is also a member of International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Armstrong holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hampton University and a MBA at Chicago Booth School of Business.