Facebook Chief Technical Officer Mike Schroever to step down

Posted on Sep 22, 2021 at 11:17 pm

He is one of the pillars of the Facebook empire and will be leaving his post soon. Menlo Park boss Mike Schroepfer will be replaced by Andrew Bosworth next year. Mark Zuckerberg has formalized the information first published by Bloomberg.

Bosworth is currently in charge of the hardware division, Facebook Reality Labs, which is responsible for developing virtual and augmented reality (including the popular Oculus headphones) at Facebook and is “old” since joining the adventure in 2006, and barely two years after its launch, when Facebook was It’s still just a startup.

A veteran of the company

Mike Schroepfer is also a veteran of Mark Zuckerberg’s company since he put his bags there in 2008. At the time, the person nicknamed “Shrep” had been subjected to debauchery in Mozilla, where he was one of the company’s top CEOs. At Facebook, he quickly became a pivotal figure in the ecosystem, and soon after his arrival became the vice president in charge of computer engineering, before being promoted to chief technology officer in 2013.

Recently, he was responsible for developing several strategic technology files related to the future of Facebook: blockchain and especially artificial intelligence. At the Facebook Galaxy, he consequently held a key position. The 46-year-old Mike Schroepfer will continue to advise Facebook and will especially help the group recruit talent, especially in the field of artificial intelligence, a project he will also continue to follow.

Frank Mccarthy

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