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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) May 4, 2021


Digital Turbine, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)


Delaware   001-35958   22-2267658
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)   (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)


110 San Antonio Street, Suite 160, Austin, TX   78701
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)


(512) 387-7717

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)


(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)


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Title of each class   Trading symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock   APPS   NASDAQ


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Item 5.02.Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.


(d)           On May 4, 2021, the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Digital Turbine, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Holly Hess Groos as a director and a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.


Ms. Groos currently serves as an external advisor for the Performance Improvement and Telecommunications practice of Bain & Company, and has served in that position since April 2020. From 1990 to March 2020, Ms. Groos served in senior financial roles within Verizon, including Senior Vice President of Business Excellence and Zero Based Budgeting of Verizon from 2018 to March 2020, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Media (AOL and Yahoo!) from 2015 to 2018, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Verizon Wireless from 2013 to 2015, and Senior Vice President positions as head of Operational Excellence, head of Internal Audit and Treasurer. Ms. Groos currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Council for Economic Education, the mission of which is to provide financial literacy and education to students. Mr. Groos received a Bachelor of Science (Business Administration/Accounting) from Miami University of Ohio and is a certified public accountant. The Board appointed Ms. Groos to serve as a director based on the entirety of her experience and skills, including her strategic financial leadership, business operational process experience, and extensive knowledge of the wireless technology industry.


In connection with her appointment to the Board, Ms. Groos will receive the same equity and cash compensation for director service as the Company provides to other non-employee directors, which is disclosed in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed July 29, 2020.


There are no transactions, or proposed transactions, to which the Company is or was a party and in which Ms. Groos had a direct or indirect material interest that are required to be disclosed under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K. 


A copy of the press release announcing Ms. Groos’ appointment to the Board is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.




99.1Press Release
 Exhibit 104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Dated: May 6, 2021 Digital Turbine, Inc.
  By: /s/ Barrett Garrison
      Barrett Garrison
      Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer