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Digital Turbine Appoints Michael Akkerman as Chief Business Officer

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Digital Turbine Appoints Michael Akkerman as Chief Business Officer

Digital Turbine Appoints Michael Akkerman as Chief Business Officer

PR Newswire

Published on : Jun 11, 2024

An advertising and tech veteran with almost two decades of experience in technology growth, Akkerman will lead the company's global business team

Digital Turbine, a leader in growth solutions for the mobile ecosystem, is pleased to announce Michael Akkerman as its new Chief Business Officer. This appointment marks a strategic move to enhance global go-to-market efforts across sales, partnerships, marketing, product, and business operations.

  1. Michael's Expertise:
    • Strategic and operational visions across product, sales, corporate development, and partnerships.
    • Proven track record in building and optimizing high-growth advertising products.
  2. Experience Highlights:
    • Leading Uber's emerging advertising business as GM, Mobility Advertising.
    • Empowering financial institutions at Cardlytics as Chief Product & Strategy Officer.
    • Managing global partnerships at Pinterest as Global Head of Partnerships.
  3. Digital Turbine's Vision:
    • Extensive network with over 800 million devices.
    • Robust advertising ecosystem offering unique consumer insights and personalized solutions.
  4. CEO's Statement:
    • Bill Stone's excitement about Michael's strategic insight and operational expertise aligning with Digital Turbine's future vision.
  5. Michael's Quote:
    • Michael's enthusiasm for joining Digital Turbine and creating value for partners in technology, carriers, and advertising.

Michael Akkerman's appointment as Chief Business Officer signifies Digital Turbine's commitment to driving innovation and growth in the mobile growth ecosystem. His expertise and leadership are poised to propel the company's global footprint and deliver value to partners across the industry.