Mix Sponsors Matt Salsamendi and James J. Boehm left the company two weeks ago, while the service is making some of the biggest changes to date.
Boehm claimed his departure from the Mixer October 2, me Salsamendi said he would leave on October 10. The pair started as Mixer, formerly known as Beam, in January 2016. Microsoft acquired the company in August 2016. The Mixer was renamed in 2017.
Although Boehm does not say what his next steps will be, Salsamendi will use his farewell letter on Twitter to talk about his next trip – in lasers ».
“For as long as I can remember, I have been happy to consider using light as a symbol for music,” Salsamendi wrote. “When I was a kid I dreamed of organizing lights for EDM festivals and trips, and I wanted to pursue that desire in a bigger way.”
Its breakthrough comes at a time when the Machine is more swinging than the gaming world The Mixer is the third streaming service (directly behind Google, YouTube and Amazon by Twitch). Through Microsoft, streaming work has begun to work with well-known sponsors, hei Tyler «Ninja» Blevins. The blend came from a little-known streaming service one of the most viewed boards after Blevins announced in August that he had left Twitch, his home for many years, and would simply fly on the Mixer to move forward.
The Salsamendi and Boehm releases are not the only popular names coming from Microsoft. Mike Ybarra, an Xbox veteran, leaving the company after 20 years working with various divisions.
“It’s going really well on the Xbox and the future is bright,” Ybarra announced on October 9. “Thank you all at TeamXbox, I’m really excited about the work that has been done and thank you. “