October 20, 2021

Facebook chief technology officer to step down

Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer on Wednesday announced he will be stepping down from his role.

Schroepfer will transition to a part time role with the company, and in 2022, he will be replaced by Andrew “Boz” Bosworth, who is currently the head of Facebook’s hardware division.

“This is a difficult decision because of how much I love Facebook and how excited I am about the future we are building together,” Schroepfer wrote on his Facebook profile. “This change in role will allow me to dedicate more time to my family and my personal philanthropic efforts while staying deeply connected to the company working on key initiatives including recruiting and developing technical talent and continuing to foster our AI investments in critical technologies like PyTorch.”

The change in leadership comes after a series of reports last week by the Wall Street Journal…

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