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Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel Replaces Alexis Ohanian on Reddit Board of Directors

On Wednesday, Reddit announced the appointment of Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel as Reddit’s new board member. The news comes just one week after co-founder Alexis Ohanian resigned amid global protests against racial injustice. Ohanian stepped down as “an act of leadership from people in power” and requested that he be replaced by a Black candidate. “I want to thank Steve, Alexis, and the entire Reddit board for this opportunity. I’ve known Steve and Alexis since 2007 and have been a Reddit user ever since,” Seibel said in a statement. “Over this period of time I’ve watched Reddit become part of the core fabric of the internet and I’m excited to help provide advice and guidance as Reddit continues to grow and tackle the challenges of bringing community and belonging to a broader audience.” Welcome to the Reddit family, @mwseibel ! Joining as our newest Board member, Michael brings an extensive background in growing social tech companies and is passionate about increasing diversity...

Niki McGloster

Jun 10, 2020