Michael Seibel at TechCrunch Disrupt 2019. Photo: Kimberly White/Getty Images for TechCrunch
Why it matters: The board change comes amid growing scrutiny of Reddit's content moderation, which has often been accused of not curbing hateful content enough.
- Notably, Siebel runs Y Combinator's accelerator program, which helped Reddit in its earliest days.
- Siebel himself co-founded two companies that went through the program, Justin.tv which eventually became Twitch, and SocialCam, which he sold to Autodesk in 2012.