SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):||October 15, 2020|
|Verb Technology Company, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)|
(State or Other Jurisdiction
2210 Newport Boulevard, Suite 200
Newport Beach, California
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
|Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code:||(855) 250-2300|
|(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
Common Stock, par value $0.0001
Common Stock Purchase Warrants
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On October 15, 2020, Verb Technology Company, Inc. (the “Company”) appointed Kym Nelson as its Chief Content Officer.
A digital advertising and sales executive recognized as a subject matter expert on gaming, live streaming media, eSports and branded content, Ms. Nelson joins the Company after highly successful stints at Twitch, Maxim Magazine, Interplay Games and Fox Interactive, among others. As Vice President of West Coast Sales for Fox Interactive, IGN Entertainment and Myspace, she championed and gained approval to create Fox Interactive Media’s first vertical sales team to represent both IGN Entertainment and Myspace. Her vision paid off, achieving annual sales of $35 million and tripling Myspace gaming industry revenue from $3 million to $10 million.
In 2013, Ms. Nelson was recruited as Senior Vice President, West Coast Sales at Twitch, at the time an early-stage pre-IPO company. Ms. Nelson played a critical role in positioning the company—which has become the world’s leading live streaming video platform and community for gamers with up to three million broadcasters and 100 million monthly viewers—for acquisition by Amazon. At Twitch, she built and inspired a world-class team of 20, built the sales story and methodology, and was instrumental in driving revenue growth from $2 million to $40 million.
A copy of the press release announcing the appointment of Ms. Nelson is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by this reference
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release dated October 21, 2020|
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.
|Date: October 21, 2020||Verb Technology Company, Inc.|
|By:||/s/ Rory J. Cutaia|
|Name:||Rory J. Cutaia|
|Title:||President and Chief Executive Officer|