• OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei confirms he's leaving the company

    9 days ago - By The Next Web

    Carl Pei has in many ways been the public face of OnePlus, along with fellow co-founder Pete Lau. But today, after seven years with the company, Pei announced he was leaving in a blog post on OnePlus' community forums. It's unclear if there's any specific reason for his departure. Rumors have suggested Pei is moving on to a new venture. It's not unreasonable to assume he might do so eventually, but Pei's own post doesn't suggest that's a primary reason his reason for leaving: “I've never regretted trusting my gut feeling, and this time it's no different. These past years,...
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  • OnePlus Will Continue Without Its Brand Co-Founder Carl Pei

    OnePlus Will Continue Without Its Brand Co-Founder Carl Pei

    9 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Earlier this week it was rumored that Carl Pei, the co-founder of the OnePlus brand, was leaving the company. Today, Pei has confirmed that he has indeed left OnePlus and will be moving onto a new journey in his career.
    The first rumors of Pei's departure were followed by a separate rumor about what Pei will be working on. Now that he wasn't going to be part of the OnePlus brand, and even though he'll still be recognized as the company's co-founder.
    While not necessarily the reason for leaving, Pei will reportedly be starting up his own company. Though at the moment it's entirely clear...
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  • OnePlus brand builder Carl Pei has left the smartphone company

    OnePlus brand builder Carl Pei has left the smartphone company

    9 days ago - By The Verge

    OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei in 2015. |
    It's been tough to talk about OnePlus as a scrappy smartphone startup ever since its close ties with Oppo, Vivo, and electronics giant BBK came to light , but it's still hard to overstate the impact of Carl Pei, the longtime public face of the company, who confirmed his departure today. As a marketer and brand builder, he used a combination of bold promises, real talk, and unconventional marketing campaigns to turn smartphone enthusiasts simply looking for a good deal into a community of OnePlus fans.
    In a blog post on the OnePlus forums , Pei says...
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