Twitch CEO Emmett Shear bows out

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear is stepping down from his role after serving for more than a decade.

Shear is one of the founders of Justin. tv, the variety of live streaming services that would grow into Twitch.

In 2014, Amazon bought the company for $970 million.

Twitch President Dan Clancy will take on the CEO role at the company in a leadership shift that’s effective immediately. Shear will remain on as an advisor.


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