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Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 5, 2023



Amplitude, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-40817   45-3937349
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)

  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


201 Third Street, Suite 200
San Francisco, California 94103
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (415) 231-2353

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:



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Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class




Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A Common Stock, $0.00001 par value per share   AMPL   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company  

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  ☐




Item 5.02

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

On May 5, 2023, the Board of Directors of Amplitude, Inc. (the “Company”), upon the recommendation of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Spenser Skates, and the Company’s Chief Technology Officer, Curtis Liu, approved reductions to Messrs. Skates’ and Liu’s base salaries. Effective May 1, 2023, Mr. Skates’ annual base salary will decrease from $450,000 to $225,000, and Mr. Liu’s annual base salary will decrease from $400,000 to $200,000. The other components of Messrs. Skates’ and Liu’s compensation will remain unchanged.



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: May 5, 2023     By:  

/s/ Christopher Harms

    Name:   Christopher Harms
    Title   Chief Financial Officer