For the past few months, Signal Founder Moxie Marlinspike is talking to candidates who could potentially take on his role as CEO of the company. This is what Marlinspike has revealed Post About stepping down from his role next month, where he said he would struggle to do almost everything himself before the Signal Foundation Formed Four years ago. The foundation funded the এন 50 million encrypted messaging app from Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, which paid for Signal to be able to recruit and expand.
Prior to accessing the funds, Marlinspike stated that it was writing all Android and server code, to facilitate product development and to solve the service’s own problems. Now, he says, Signal is a team of 30 people, each with a role, and he can turn off his phone without worrying about the service exploding. “In other words, a decade or so later, it’s hard to overstate how important Signal is to me, but I now feel very comfortable replacing myself as CEO based on the team we have and also believe it’s important to expand. Action. On the success of the signal, “he wrote.
Marlinspike will be on the signal board and will focus on finding the next CEO for the service next month. For now, Acton will serve as interim CEO. Although he spoke of the move as a step towards expanding the signal, he did not say exactly why he was leaving his role. TechCrunch It is believed to have something to do with mobilecoin, a cryptocurrency that combines signals and allows users to send digital coins to each other through the app. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post Publisher On Twitter, he “took a break.”
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