Mozilla CEO Chris Beard will step down at the end of the year
Chris Beard announced via blog post today his plans to step down as Mozilla Corporation CEO at the end of 2019. Beard joined the web software company in 2004, remaining an employee since then, with the exception of 2013, when he left to become Greylock’s “executive-in-residence,” while remaining on as an advisor.
Beard was appointed interim CEO for Mozilla in April 2014, coming on as full-time chief executive in July of that same year. The company has seen a bit of a resurgence in recent years, after having ceded much of its browser market share to the likes of Google and Apple. Firefox has undergone something of a renaissance over the past year, as have the company’s security tools.
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