Digital Turbine announce the appointment of Michael Akkerman as the company's new Chief Business Officer. In this role, Michael will lead DT's global go-to-market efforts, including sales, partnerships, marketing, product, and business operations. Michael's career is marked by his expertise in defining strategic and operational visions across product, sales, corporate development, and partnerships, as well as a proven track record of building and optimizing high-growth advertising products at scale.

Michael brings a wealth of experience to Digital Turbine, building and scaling ad tech solutions that serve large, multinational enterprise clients through data-driven performance and brand advertising. Most recently, Michael served as GM, Mobility Advertising at Uber, where he led the vision and strategy for Uber's emerging advertising business across its global ride-hailing app. Before his tenure at Uber, Michael was Chief Product & Strategy Officer at Cardlytics, empowering leading financial institutions to drive growth through data-driven promotions, reaching 185 million monthly active users.

Prior to Cardlytics, Michael was the Global Head of Partnerships at Pinterest, where his team managed and grew an ecosystem of 130+ strategic technology partners across commerce, data, measurement, and ads.