Twitter’s VP of product Michael Sippey is leaving the company

Twitter’s vice president of product Michael Sippey has announced he’s leaving his current position in favor of a smaller advisory role with the company. “Over the past few weeks I’ve talked with Dick and Ali about what I want next in my career, and what Twitter needs at this stage of its life,” Sippey wrote in an email to Twitter’s staff — also posted on his personal website. “And I’ve decided that it’s time for me to move on.” Sippey doesn’t reveal any specifics on those conversations with Dick Costolo and COO Ari Rowghani; instead, his goodbye letter hints that he’d prefer to work for a smaller, more nimble company where he’d have greater control. “I’ve spent most of my career working at startups, helping them scale and…

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