Both of Mixer’s founders have left the company

Mixer co-founders Matt Salsamendi and James J. Boehm both left the live streaming company over the past two weeks, at a time when the service is undergoing some of its biggest changes to date.

Boehm announced his departure from Mixer on October 2nd, with Salsamendi following suit yesterday. The pair launched Mixer, known as Beam at the time, in January 2016. Microsoft acquired the company just months later, in August 2016. It was then renamed Mixer in 2017.

While Boehm didn’t announce what his next steps were, Salsamendi used his farewell letter on Twitter to talk about his next journey — in “lasers.”

“For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with the idea of using light to represent music,” Salsamendi wrote. “Growing up I…

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