Summer 2018 NYC Booth Black Alumni Reception

Chicago Booth Alumni Club of New York City

Chicago Booth Alumni Relations

June 15, 2018: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Booth and NYC Black Booth Alumni committee invite area alumni, summer interns, & recent graduates to kick off summer with fellowship and networking.    


Viacom NYC
The Lodge, 7th Floor
1515 Broadway
New York, New York

Event Details

Summer 2017 NYC Black Booth Alumni Reception

Hosted by Michael Armstrong, 02'
General Manager, BET Networks

Friday, June 15
4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Lodge at Viacom
1515 Broadway, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10036

All visitors to the Viacom building must sign in at the downstairs lobby. Building access is located on the corner of 44th & Broadway and 45th & Broadway.


No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 6/15/2018

Speaker Profiles

Michael Armstrong (Speaker) '02
General Manager, BET Networks

Michael D. Armstrong is the General Manager of BET Networks. In this role, Armstrong drives strategy and operations, with direct oversight of the Content Strategy and Multiplatform Scheduling, Marketing, Corporate Communications, and Operations teams.

Armstrong first joined MTV Networks in 1998 and held various sales and affiliate marketing roles for brands including MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CMT in both the New York and Chicago offices. Prior to this new role, Armstrong was Executive Vice President and General Manager, Revenue and Emerging Brands for Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) where he managed the development and expansion of BET, Paramount Channel, and Spike as well as oversaw International Program Sales, Affiliate Sales, and Viacom Velocity International, (VIMN's ad sales division).

Armstrong received a B.S. in Marketing from Hampton University, where he also serves on the board. He received an M.B.A. in Strategy and Marketing from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he was honored with the Distinguished Young Alumni Award in 2012. He is a member of the International Academy of Television Entertainment Arts & Sciences; Chairman of the Board for the Dance Theatre of Harlem; Board member of Public Radio International (PRI) and is past Chair for NAMIC (National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications) Board of Directors


Alandrea Timmons, '08