SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 20, 2018
Commission File Number 000-51160
MOBIQUITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of small business issuer as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)
35 Torrington Lane, Shoreham, NY 11786
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Issuer’s telephone number)
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Director or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangement of Certain Officers|
On December 20, 2018, the Company announced the appointment to the Board of three new members effective January 2, 2019. These members are listed below.
Anthony Iacovone has long been a leading visionary in the area of mobile marketing and advertising technology. He conceptualized the Augme Mobile strategy in the early days pre-smart phones, and later became co-founder and CEO of AdTheorent Inc. More recently, Anthony spun off Barometric, an advertising identity graph and audience insights company, recently acquired by the Claritas Corporation. "I am confident in the strategic vision that Mobiquity has," said Anthony. "Excited to be a part of this distinguished group of experts and leverage my experience leading programmatic media and machine learning companies."
Dr. Gene Salkind, M.D., a prominent neuro surgeon, professor, and tech investor, with experience guiding small and micro-cap companies to the next level, including up-listing to a national exchange . Previous investments include Intuitive Surgical, Pharmalytics (acquired by Abbvie for $250 per share after growing from less than $1/share), and Centocor, one of the nation's largest biotechnology companies, which was acquired by Johnson & Johnson for $4.9 billion in stock. In addition to managing a University of Pennsylvania affiliated private practice, he is also Chief of Neurosurgery at Holy Redeemer Hospital and continues actively seeing patients.
Deep Katyal, is the CEO of Advangelists. Following the recent merger between Mobiquity Technologies and Advangelists, Deep joins the Mobiquity board to provide advanced product and engineering knowledge. An ad tech veteran who built the Advangelists platform, Deep maintains his role of advancing the integration of the Advangelists platform across the entire suite of Mobiquity Technologies capabilities and partnerships.
|Item 7.01.||Regulation FD Disclosure|
On December 20, 2018, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is appended hereto.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press Release, dated December 20, 2018|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Dated: December 20, 2018||MOBIQUITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
|By: /s/ Dean L. Julia|
|Name: Dean L. Julia|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|