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):  March 12, 2015



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)







(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)


File Number)


(I. R. S.  Employer
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2855 Michelle Drive

Irvine, CA 92606

(Address of principal executive offices, Zip Code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (949) 442-4400



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Item 5.02

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


On March 12, 2015, the Board of Directors of TigerLogic Corporation (the “Company”) appointed Roger Rowe as the Company’s Acting Chief Executive Officer following the departure of Bradley Timchuk effective the same date. Mr. Timchuk will be entitled to receive, subject to him executing a release of all claims, certain severance payments pursuant to his existing employment and severance agreement.  Mr. Rowe will continue to also serve as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, and Justin Garrity will continue to serve as the Company’s President. In connection with his appointment, Mr. Rowe’s annual base salary was increased to $240,000 and was awarded a stock option grant to purchase up to 300,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, subject to the Company’s standard four-year vesting with a one year cliff.


Mr. Rowe, age 53, joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer in January 2015, and prior to that served as Chief Financial Officer at Agilyx Corporation, a venture backed industrial technology company, since July 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Rowe worked at TriQuint Semiconductor, a radio frequency semiconductor company, as Director of Investor Relations and Financial Planning and Analysis from November 2010 through July 2012 and served as Chief Financial Officer of Merchandising Technologies, a retail merchandising technology company from July 2007 through June 2010. Prior to Merchandising Technologies, Mr. Rowe served as Chief Financial Officer at two public companies, InFocus Corporation and Preview Systems, Inc. Mr. Rowe holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Corporate Finance from the University of Idaho.






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 thereunto duly authorized.











Dated: March 16, 2015


/s/ Roger Rowe



Roger Rowe



Acting Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer