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Ellen Pao Resigns as Reddit Interim CEO After User Revolt

Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, exits state court in San Francisco on March 27, 2015.

Ellen Pao, former junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, exits state court in San Francisco on March 27, 2015.

Photographer: Michael Short/Bloomberg
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Ellen Pao resigned as interim chief executive officer of Reddit Inc. after a user revolt at the online forum.

Steve Huffman, a Reddit co-founder, is taking over as CEO, the San Francisco-based company said Friday. Huffman, chief technology officer at the travel startup Hipmunk Inc., has had no official role for several years at Reddit.