Siri co-founder leaves Apple after iPhone 4S launch

The co-founder and CEO of Siri has left Apple according to All Things D. It’s being reported that Dag Kittlaus’s exit was planned for a while, and that amongst the reasons, Kittlaus was looking forward to returning to his family back in Chicago:

There were several reasons for the departure, which was amicable and has been planned for a while, sources said. They included Kittlaus’ family being in Chicago, a desire to take time off and an interest in brainstorming new entrepreneurial ideas.

The report has also indicated that key members from the Siri team still remain at Apple and are assisting the company with the new Siri integration in the iPhone 4S.

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