The new face of Instagram is here…
Introducing IGs new fearless leader… it is Adam Mosseri, and he will head Instagram effective immediately. The switch coming directly after Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, the app’s founders, announced that they were leaving the company.
A little about Mosseri… he joined Facebook in 2008 and held various roles at the company. Mosseri has been the head of News Feed and design director of Facebook’s mobile apps. Now, Mosseri will need to hire a new team, including a leader of engineering, product, and operations.
As for the old leaders… meaning Systrom and Krieger, their plans are up in the air. Also, the sudden move remains a mystery. Both founders stayed at the helm of their company for six-years following being acquired by Facebook. We’ll see if more details come to light in the coming days – but for now, let’s welcome Adam Mosseri, who is now responsible for your beloved Instagram….