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GitHub Co-Founder Chris Wanstrath Takes CEO Role

GitHub CEO Tom Preston-Werner said today that he is now president of the well-funded code hosting company, with his co-founder Chris Wanstrath assuming the title of CEO. These role swaps seem to be all the rage, with a parallel one just having happened at blog hosting company Automattic. Preston-Werner said he’ll focus on research and development while Wanstrath leads the team.

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