Xbox One Designer And Xbox Live Founder Leaves Microsoft

Boyd Multerer quits Microsoft to start something new.

Boyd Multerer
Boyd Multerer

Xbox Live founder Boyd Multerer, who was the first person on Xbox Live and also helped create the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, has quit Microsoft. He announced the news today on Twitter, saying he's leaving "to do something new." Multerer had worked at Microsoft for nearly two decades.

Most recently, Multerer worked at Microsoft as director of development for Xbox.

He's not the first high-ranking Xbox figure to leave the company over the past 18 months. Others have included former Xbox boss Don Mattrick, former chief product officer Marc Whitten, Xbox Entertainment Studios executives Nancy Tellem and Jordan Levin, and Xbox One TV designer Ben Smith.

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