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Final Note

Why the Reddit CEO stepped down

Kai Ryssdal Nov 13, 2014
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Final Note

Why the Reddit CEO stepped down

Kai Ryssdal Nov 13, 2014
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Reddit CEO Yishan Wong stepped down Thursday. In a blog post, investor Sam Altman said the departure was over a fight with the board about a new office.

That’s right: Wong didn’t get the office he wanted so he quit.

“To be clear, though, we didn’t ask or suggest that he resign — he decided to when we didn’t approve the new office plan,” Altman explained.

Whether this is actually what happened or just corporate nonsense is up for the debate.

 

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