On Sunday, many reports were out saying there was a major shake-up in the Twitter and Vine hierarchy with many key people leaving the company. So on Monday, Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter tweeted a letter confirming the departure of these employees.
Was really hoping to talk to Twitter employees about this later this week, but want to set the record straight now: pic.twitter.com/PcpRyTzOlW— Jack (@jack) January 25, 2016
Dorsey thanked all the employees and added that "COO Adam Bain will take additional interim responsibilities of revenue-related products, media team and HR team. Adam Messinger, our CTO, will take the responsibility of consumer products, design, research and user services."
Jason Tuff, the director of Vine, announced that he is leaving the company to join Google VR team.
The decision to leave Vine was hard. I love the team, am so proud of what we've done and know there are incredible things ahead for them.— Jason Toff (@jasontoff) January 25, 2016
3/3 @twitter has incredible potential, and I know that many great things are still to come. I can't wait to see what's next! 🏆🎉— Alex Roetter (@aroetter) January 25, 2016
Alex Rotter, head of engineering said goodbye to Twitter in following tweets.
1/3 This company has accomplished more than I ever could have imagined when I joined. What a testament to the amazing people here.— Alex Roetter (@aroetter) January 25, 2016
2/3 I've been thinking about this for a while: after 5.5 yrs, I've decided to take a step back to think about what's next for me & my family— Alex Roetter (@aroetter) January 25, 2016
Katie Stanton, head of Media for Twitter penned down a Medium blog post saying she wants to spend more time with her family.
VP of Product Kevin Weil also bid adieu to Twitter after working for seven and half years.
It is notable that in October 2015, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo left the company to be replaced by the founder and former CEO Dorsey.
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