Nest co-founder Matt Rogers has declared that he’s departing the wise home business, a day after Google declared the US-based maker of home automation gear has been reunited with the tech giant’s hardware group.
Rogers reported he chose to leave the organization so as to spend more time in Incite.org — a Venture Capital (VC) company and product development laboratory he had a hand at co-founding.
“After nearly nine amazing, extreme years working to construct Nest, I have decided to start my transition to devote more of my time to Incite.org, and to begin considering another experience,” Matt Rogers tweeted out of his manage @nestmatt late on Thursday.
Since Nest combined Google four decades ago, the group has undergone incredible momentum. The business doubled its hardware portfolio this past year by promoting more devices in 2017 compared to the past two decades combined.
The passing of Rogers, Nest’s last remaining co-founder, marks the closing of a chapter to the business, according to CNET.
Nest is a noted name in the sphere of smart home devices using its own eponymous thermostat and smoke sensor and “Nest Cam” smart security camera solutions.