Rocket Fuel Inc.
Rocket Fuel Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 06/15/2017 17:32:48)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

KOKICH CLARK M
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Rocket Fuel Inc. [ FUEL ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

2000 SEAPORT BLVD., SUITE 400
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

6/13/2017
(Street)

REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (right to buy)   $2.68   6/13/2017     A      55090         (1) 6/13/2027   Common Stock   55090.0   $0   55090   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  One-hundred percent (100%) of the shares subject to the option vest on the earlier of (i) the first anniversary of the date of grant, and (ii) the day prior to the date of the Annual Meeting of Stockholders that immediately follows the Annual Meeting of Stockholders at which the option was granted, provided that the reporting person has remained in continuous service as a Director through the applicable date.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
KOKICH CLARK M
2000 SEAPORT BLVD., SUITE 400
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94063
X



Signatures
/s/ Jeannette Bjoernsen, as attorney-in-fact for Clark M. Kokich 6/15/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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LIMITED POWER OF ATTORNEY  SECURITIES LAW COMPLIANCE

SEC EDGAR FORM ID
FORM 3
FORM 4
FORM 5

The undersigned, Clark Kokich, hereby constitutes and appoints Jennifer Trzepacz, Jeff Mitchell and Jeannette Bjoernsen, of Rocket Fuel Inc., and each of them, the true and lawful attorney-in-fact and agent of the undersigned to complete, execute and file Form ID and Form ID Application Acknowledgement, Form 3s, Form 4s, and Form 5s on the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system ("EDGAR") of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), or such other forms and/or procedures as prescribed by the SEC in order for the foregoing attorneys-in-fact  to aid the undersigned in complying with federal securities laws and regulations.

This Limited Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4, or 5 with respect to the undersigned's holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked by an authorized representative of Clark Kokich in a writing delivered to any one of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

This Limited Power of Attorney is executed as of the date set forth below.


CLARK KOKICH

/s/ Clark Kokich
Signature

June 6, 2017
Date