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Re: [News] Mark Shuttleworth steps down as a CEO

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____/ Marti van Lin on Friday 18 Dec 2009 11:45 : \____

> <quote>
>  From March next year, Iâll focus my Canonical energy on product design,
> partnerships and customers. Those are the areas that I enjoy most and
> also the areas where I can best shape the impact we have on open source
> and the technology market. Iâm able to do this because Jane Silber, who
> has been COO at Canonical virtually from the beginning, will take on the
> job of CEO.
> </quote>
> http://www.markshuttleworth.com/archives/295
> http://tinyurl.com/yder8f4
> Not amused. I consider Mark the sexiest guy in the tech industry ever
> and now he will work behind the scenes :-(
> Oh well, wish him all the luck in the world ;-)
> (credits to kletskous for this story)
> http://www.kletskous.com/

It is a sign of maturity for a company when the founder picks a CEO from 'the outside'
so as to take care of less paperwork. Good news for Canonical.

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