No big surprise here. But, admirably, the rumors hinted that he left after seeing the abyssmal way outgoing CEO, Jon Miller, was ousted (Miller found out from a reporter who called for his comments on the appointment of his replacement, Randy Falco).
Frankly Jason’s departure came as no surprise to me. I am surprised that he stayed this long. On to bigger and better things, huh?
Jeremiah says he should join him and Scoble at Podtech. Jason is a lightening rod, so I wonder if this is the best place for him. No cattiness meant for any parties involved, but I just don’t see the synergy there.
But, then, I was hit by surprise on the AOL deal so clearly I know less than I like to admit.
This comes on the heels of Duncan Riley leaving b5 (disclosure I blog for b5). While I was expecting Jason to leave 6 months ago, despite his continued outward support of towing the company line, Duncan’s departure blew me away. I am not on the inside on this one, and I kinda like that. I am not sure I really want to know what happened as I like all the parties involved and I hope to keep it that way.
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