This week's news that the patents of Magic Leap had entered collateral limbo, now owned by JPMorgan Chase, threw a dark cloud over the company.
Well, that cloud became a bit darker on Friday with the news that two of the company's top managers are leaving the startup.
The Matrix veteran John Gaeta, senior vice president of creative strategy at Magic Leap, leaves the company. Together with Gaeta, Scott Henry, the company's financial director, is also on his way to the exit.
"I want to let you know that Scott Henry and I have mutually decided that it's time to say goodbye," said Magic Leap & founder and CEO, Rony Abovitz , in a statement to Business Insider in a report confirming departure late Friday. "Scott's leadership and expertise in financial management and capital raising have been an integral part of the growth and success of Magic Leap over the past five years."
Although the company confirmed in a statement to Next Reality earlier this week that it is currently working on a series of E-financing rounds, the two most important changes in management are likely to continue to raise concerns about the company's future.
"I am convinced that Magic Leap has switched from an IF company to a WHEN company and is destined for success and will continue to shape the spatial computing market," Henry said in the report. "But the time has come to think about life outside of Magic Leap and Rony and I have agreed that it is time to play an advisory role, so that I can remain a friend and partner of the company. "
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