Twitter’s VP of product, Michael Sippey, plans to leave the company

Michael Sippey, Twitter’s (s twtr) VP of Products, announced on Friday that he would be stepping down to an advisory role at the company. “Over the past few weeks I’ve talked with Dick and Ali about what I want next in my career, and what Twitter needs at this stage of its life,” Sippey said. “And I’ve decided that it’s time for me to move on.”

Sippey, who spent time at SAY Media before joining Twitter in 2012, scaled Twitter’s platform and mobile offerings as well as Tweetdeck and Vine post-acquisition.