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Twitter’s Crypto Head and Staff Resign in Mass Musk Exodus

Nov. 18, 2022, 7:06 PM

The head of Twitter Inc.’s crypto development team has left the company, part of a mass exodus of employees since new owner Elon Muskissued a blanket ultimatum to staff.

Tess Rinearson, who was tapped to spearhead Twitter’s crypto team last year, posted a tweet late on Thursday with the salute emoji, followed by a blue heart -- the former being a symbol for departing Twitter employees to signal their goodbyes.

Rinearson also changed the Twitter bio on her now private account to “did not click the button”, referring to Musk’s requirement for all remaining staff to opt in ...