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Three top Magic Leap executives — chief technology officer Paul Greco, chief operating officer Henk Vlietstra, and chief patent officer David Lundmark — are reportedly leaving in the coming months. Insider reported the news yesterday, saying that Magic Leap has also rehired its former chief marketing officer Daniel Diez.
It’s not clear exactly why Greco, Vlietstra, and Lundmark are leaving the company. But Insider says Greco disagreed with Magic Leap CEO Peggy Johnson — who replaced co-founder Rony Abovitz last year — over a choice to move the software division out of the CTO’s purview. Most of Vlietstra and Lundmark’s responsibilities are reportedly shifting to other executives at Magic Leap.
Greco and Vlietstra have both been at the…