The Verge has learned that HTC’s Chief Product Officer, Kouji
Kodera, left the company last week. Kodera was responsible for
HTC’s overall product strategy, which makes the departure
especially notable on the heels of the global launch of the
It’s not just Kodera. In the past three-odd months, HTC has lost a
number of employees in rapid succession — most recently Jason
Gordon, the company’s vice president of global communications.
Other fresh departures include global retail marketing manager
Rebecca Rowland, director of digital marketing John Starkweather,
and product strategy manager Eric Lin.