back to article Hey, NPM. How do you like your Bogensberger? He's, well, done: CEO Bryan ejects from biz

NPM Inc, the JavaScript package registry, is looking for a new CEO. Bryan Bogensberger, hired in January to develop the company's enterprise business, resigned today "to pursue new opportunities." According to people familiar with the matter, Bogensberger was asked to leave by the company's board of directors. "I am proud of …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    all the cool kids get random code off the internet for their nightly build

    >NPM is fundamentally well-positioned, and still has a unique advantage in the developer tools space

    Millennial web devs still aren't capable of developing their own trim function?

  2. Notas Badoff

    Another one for the business school training materials

    Turn over company to ambitious CEO.



    Unionizing attempt.


    Customer dissatisfaction.


    Industry disdain.

    Co-founder resigns.

    Ex-CEO: I am proud of the complete transformation we have been able to make in such a short period of time.

    Schlueter: This transition is a chance for NPM to reassess its priorities, ...

    Well, duh!

    1. NullNix

      Re: Another one for the business school training materials

      Well, it is a complete transformation! Once-massively-successful company with not much internal friction whose only problem was not much of a business model: now going down the tubes, general laughing stock, unionizations, firings, mass departures, fear and loathing... you can't say it's not transformed. Not a transformation I'd *like*, mind you.

  3. trevorde Silver badge

    Should be acquired by...

    ... Microsoft!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Should be acquired by...

      They might as well just add more telemetry and sell the (meta)data to MS directly.

      That's all MS would be interested in doing anyway.

    2. Bronek Kozicki
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      Re: Should be acquired by...

      Upvoted for humour value.

      1. Smonson

        Re: Should be acquired by...

        I'm not laughing today after they were just aquired by Microsoft.

  4. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    "to pursue new opportunities"

    So he's going to go fuck up some other company then ?

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