cody krieger

Adieu, Apple

07 March 2015

Today was my last day at Apple.

I’m thrilled to announce that, effective March 9th, I’ll be joining EVA Automation, where I’ll be working on exciting as-yet-unannounced things. (Leaving Apple doesn’t mean I get to eschew secrecy, apparently. :wink:)

Words can’t easily describe how difficult it was to leave. After two summer internships and a two-and-a-half-year full-time stint split between the Mac and iOS Safari teams, Apple (and Safari) felt like home.

I can’t deny, though, that I felt restrained in that role. I’ve always had dreams of making games (among other things), and I couldn’t do that while bound by a policy barring me from developing apps on my own time. Leaving Apple gives me that freedom once again.

Of the many things I’ll miss, my brilliant teammates take the cake. I learned more from them, every single day, than I ever could have hoped to learn in school.

Maybe I’ll regret leaving, but I don’t think so.

I feel like this journey has only just begun.

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