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Reddit's chief executive resigns, co-founder returns to helm
Reddit's chief executive resigns, co-founder returns to helm

Reddit's chief executive, Yishan Wong, has resigned after 2-1/2 years with the company, the online media powerhouse announced Thursday. Chief Operating Officer Ellen Pao will serve as interim chief executive. The change signals a shift back to the company's roots, with co-founder Alexis Ohanian returning as executive chairman. He will handle marketing, communications and strategy. Wong, an avid Reddit user since 2005, joined the company in 2012 and previously worked as Facebook’s director of engineering and as PayPal's engineering manager. Reddit had recently split from Conde Nast, hunting for its chief executive from within the ranks of existing users.  ...

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