Snapchat Snaps Up Ex-Timehop CEO Jonathan Wegener

Jonathan Wegener, who left the CEO post at social photo application Timehop last week, hopped over to a product position at Snapchat.

Jonathan Wegener, who left the CEO post at social photo application Timehop last week, hopped over to a product position at Snapchat.

Snap Inc. and Wegener confirmed the move to Peter Kafka of Recode.

Wegener addressed his departure from Timehop in a Facebook post (embedded below) Wednesday, but he did not mention his new role, only saying:

With (new CEO Matt Raoul and chief operating officer Rick Webb) at the helm, Timehop is in great hands. And I finally feel comfortable moving on to my next adventure. More on that soon!

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Image courtesy of Jonathan Wegener’s LinkedIn profile.