VC-backed GitHub president resigns following investigation into harassment claims


According to a blog post authored by GitHub CEO and Co-Founder Chris Wanstrath, the firm’s president (and one of its co-founders) Tom Preston-Werner has resigned following a probe into sexual harassment allegations leveled against him and his wife. Although Preston-Werner was cleared, writes Wanstrath, the investigation did uncover evidence of “mistakes and errors of judgment.” Based in San Francisco, GitHub is a social network for programmers. It is backed by Andreessen Horowitz and SV Angel. To read more of Wanstrath’s announcement regarding Preston-Werner’s resignation and the details surrounding the investigation of claims made against him, visit here.

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