Linux News Today: ownCloud Founder, Frank Karlitschek, Leaves ownCloud to Pursue New Opportunities
A few moments ago, Frank Karlitschek, founder, maintainer and CTO of ownCloud Inc., announced on his Twitter account that he is leaving the company to pursue new opportunities.
We’re sorry to give you guys such terrible news, and we’re writing this short blog post to inform ownCloud users that nothing will change for them. ownCloud Inc. will continue to function as it did before, and, according to Mr. Karlitschek, this shouldn’t come as bad news to ownCloud as a software. His journey with ownCloud will not end here!
The ownCloud community also confirmed that Mr. Karlitschek has left the company on April 27, 2016, and made a public statement about this unfortunate event. Frank Karlitschek has been a part of ownCloud for more than six years and we’re certain that everyone from ownCloud will miss his presence there every much.
“ Frank Karlitschek has stepped down as CTO of ownCloud for personal reasons. We are grateful for all of Frank’s contributions to the company and ecosystem, and wish him the best in future endeavors. We are fortunate to have a skilled and experienced team at ownCloud, and we are confident that the company will build on its track record of growth as we continue to deliver the world’s most popular open source enterprise file access software to customers across the globe. ”