“A notable personnel departure is coming up in Cupertino: Cathy Edwards, the co-founder and CTO of app search and discovery platform Chomp, is leaving Apple on April 11, TechCrunch has learned,” Ingrid Lunden reports for TechCrunch. “”

“Apple, if you recall, acquired Chomp in February 2012 for $50 million, kickstarting a long-term revamp of how users search for and discover apps in the iOS App Store and elsewhere in the Apple ecosystem (which is ever in progress),” Lunden reports. “After joining Apple, Edwards has been part of some of the projects most central to Apple’s mobile effort on the software front.”

“Just before Apple discontinued Chomp altogether, she became the Director, Evaluation and Quality, Apple Maps,” Lunden reports. “She joined that role at a pretty thankless time, if you recall the chaos of Apple Maps-gate. “

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Sarah” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]