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Intuit CEO Brad Smith is stepping down

Intuit CEO Brad Smith
Intuit's Brad Smith. Photo by Stephen McCarthy via Getty Images

TurboTax maker Intuit today said that CEO Brad Smith will step down at year-end, at which point he'll become executive chairman. The CEO role will go to Sasan Goodarzi, who currently leads Intuit's small business and self-employed group.

  • The company also said chief technology officer Tyloe Stansbury will leave at year end, to be succeeded by Marianna Tessel.

Why it matters: Smith has one of the longer CEO tenures in Silicon Valley, with Intuit saying it generated more than a 600% shareholder return during his 11 years at the helm.