Carl Pei, the co-founder of OnePlus, has reportedly left the company to start his own venture just after the launch of the new Oneplus 8T launch. The 31 years old Chinese-born Swedish entrepreneur was the co-founder of the Oneplus smartphone company, which was founded in the month of December of the year 2013. He became one of the prominent faces in the smartphone market following the early success of the smartphone company that started its journey with the Oneplus One smartphone in the month of April of the year 2014, and recently brought the Oneplus Nord in the month of July of this year.
Oneplus made a documentary about its new phone line, and Carl was prominently featured in the documentary film, he was notably heading the Nord team. TechCrunch reporter citing a person familiar with the development that Carl has left the Oneplus Company and has made a decision to start his own venture. Separate sources reported about the departure of the co-founder of the company, confirming that the executive left the company headquartered in Shenzhen in the recent weeks.
OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei Has Left The Company! Know Why
This move of the co-founder of the company was initially brought into notice by a Reddit user, who posted two notices that were sent by Oneplus to their staff that did not include the name of Carl in the leadership team in any of them. It was also mentioned in the notice that Emily Dai is the new head of the Nord product line. Dai is the one who is already heading the Onelplus India team.
Carl Pei has been an active face for the Oneplus see the beginning of the company. He was able to persuade global as well as end consumers towards the new launches of Oneplus. He also played a crucial role in creating the hype for the Oneplus Nord that made its debut in India and Europe in the early months of this year.
Pete Lau, the other co-founder of the company and the CEO of the company, has recently started to do the jobs of Carl and started actively posting the announcements related to the product on his social media accounts. Also, he joined OPlus, which is called Ojai Holdings in China, in the month of August as the head of experience and the senior Vice president of the company.