Reddit’s Ellen Pao is stepping down as interim CEO of the social messaging board and will be replaced immediately by Steve Huffman, the site’s cofounder and first CEO. Pao will continue advising the board until the end of the year.
Sam Altman, the head of the startup incubator Y Combinator, which funded Reddit, said the decision was made by “mutual agreement.” Before Pao’s arrival, Altman himself had a short stint as CEO for eight days in November after the previous head, Yishan Wong, resigned over a disagreement with the board regarding the company’s relocation… READ MORE
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