Facebook CTO Adam D’Angelo Leaving Company

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Facebook’s 23 year old CTO, Adam D’Angelo, is leaving the company to take some time off according to Facebook and BoomTown.

The 23-year-old D’Angelo, the top tech exec for the social networking site, will be leaving the company to take some time off.

He has known Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg since high school.

But, according to sources close to the company, D’Angelo felt his responsibilities no longer fit well with his skills and interests.

Sources close to the company feel D’Angelo just wants to do something different. Given the exodus of numerous Google employees to Facebook and Google & Yahoo responding to Facebook’s popularity with their own social connection offerings, I wonder if we’ll see D’Angelo in Sunnyvale or Mountain View by the end of the summer, or perhaps a top Googler or Yahoo heading over to Facebook to fill their new VP of Engineering position?

Loren Baker
Loren Baker is the Founder of SEJ, an Advisor at Alpha Brand Media and runs Foundation Digital, a digital marketing strategy & development agency.
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