Brian Roberts, the former chief financial officer of the NFT trading marketplace OpenSea, has left his role after just 10 months at the company, Roberts wrote on LinkedIn on Friday. Justin Jow, OpenSea’s vice president of finance, will fill his role. Roberts will remain an OpenSea advisor. An OpenSea spokesperson said that Roberts was asked to step into an advisory role for the...
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Where Google Has Grown
Alphabet has doubled the headcount in its Google Cloud unit since early 2019, according to data obtained by The Information, outstripping Alphabet’s overall hiring growth. The rapid growth helps explain why Google Cloud’s losses continue to widen even as its revenue grows rapidly. Google’s hardware unit and YouTube also each roughly doubled headcount between the first quarter...
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