Andy Rubin

Report: Andy Rubin left Google after a sexual misconduct claim

Andy Rubin standing on stage in a sweatsuit.
Google's former vice president of engineering Andy Rubin Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Android creator Andy Rubin's 2014 departure from Google took place after the company found sexual misconduct allegations against him credible, The New York Times reports.

Why it matters: Rubin was one of three executives that Google protected within the past decade after they were accused of sexual misconduct, according to the Times.