Opera Founder Resigns from the Company

Posted Jun 24, 2011

Jon S. von Tetzchner announced his resignation from Opera in an email to Opera employees. The founder cited differences of opinion with the Board and Management of the company as his reasons for leaving, and TechCrunch reports that he has other projects he is working on.

Von Tetzchner founded Opera Software in 1995 with the late Geir Ivars√ły, and was CEO until 2010 when he resigned to become a full-time strategic advisor for the company.