Parity Technologies co-founder and CEO Jutta Steiner has left the corporate. Parity is the expertise agency behind the much-anticipated Polkadot blockchain community.
A Parity consultant confirmed to CoinDesk that Steiner stepped away earlier this yr after operating the corporate since 2015.
The consultant additionally confirmed that Gavin Wood will assume the function of CEO following Steiner’s departure.
Steiner declined to remark when contacted by CoinDesk.
As CEO of Parity, Steiner helped construct Polkadot. Prior to that she oversaw community safety for the Ethereum Foundation between 2014 and 2016.
Polkadot is on the cusp of activating the primary set of initiatives to win slots on its community of interoperable parachains, scheduled to go dwell on Dec 17.
UPDATE (Nov. 26, 10:49 UTC): Adds Steiner declined to remark.