So Long, Scott Sassa: Friendster's CEO Is Out

Rob Hof

Jeremy Zawodny at Yahoo! had the rumors first, but I just confirmed them: Scott Sassa is out as CEO of the social networking company as of June 13, after less than a year on the job. He'll stay on for the summer to help the transition to the new CEO, Taek Kwon, currently executive VP of product and technology at Interactive Corp.'s Citysearch.com. Also, Friendster laid off five people from its staff of 55.

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