Siri co-founder Kittlaus amicably departs Apple

“Dag Kittlaus — the co-founder and CEO of the company that created the Siri voice control feature, which Apple launched to much acclaim recently — has left the company, according to sources,” Kara Swisher reports for AllThingsD.

“There were several reasons for the departure, which was amicable and has been planned for a while, sources said,” Swisher reports. “They included Kittlaus’ family being in Chicago, a desire to take time off and an interest in brainstorming new entrepreneurial ideas.”

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]


      1. Right, that’s exactly what ambitious technical people do when they join the worlds biggest tech company. Get the F out of there.

        Your snarky response doesn’t answer any of my questions. You’re freakishly overconfident with your non-answer.

  1. My guess is that Mr. Kittlaus has a very bright future ahead of him. And Apple is eminently capable of making the best possible use of the technology they acquire from other companies.

        1. Exactly. The guys that sold Skype are still developing, there are many people that don’t want to work for a big corporation, and prefer the excitement of developing their own stuff. And Chicago is a looong way from Cupertino. I wish him the best as well.

  2. Not surprising.
    A lot of entrepreneurs or research guys are always looking for the next project.
    Siri is relatively mature and has been bought by Apple.

    Good luck, can’t wait to see what you come up with next.

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