LindenLab CEO Ebbe Altberg’s Cause of Death Relates to Illness?
Sad to announce that the CEO of Linden Lab passed away. Ebbe Altberg’s cause of death is unknown after his death news was revealed on Twitter on June 4, 2021. However, there are some rumors about his illness.
US day News doesn’t confirm or refuse this reason for his death, but we are waiting for more official information, so stay with us.
In February 2014, Linden Lab announced that its new CEO was Ebbe Altberg, former COO of BranchOut. The Linden Lab, developers of Sansar, a new platform that democratizes the creation of social VR experiences. The company has almost two decades of success with Second Life, the largest user-created virtual world. Ebbe Altberg’s prior leadership experience includes roles at:
- Ingenio Inc.,
- and Microsoft.
The company was founded in 1999, employs numerous established high-tech veterans, including former managers from Electronic Arts, eBay, Adobe, Disney, and Apple.
The company’s founder and original CEO was Philip Rosedale. He was a former CTO of RealNetworks, one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in The World, in 2007.
What is Ebbe Altberg’s Cause of Death?
It is said that Ebbe Altberg’s cause of death relates to an illness, but it is not confirmed yet. You can read about television editor Lewis Erskine’s cause of death and other celebrities’ life and career till death in the celebrity death section.
Following Ebbe Altberg’s death news, several fans, friends, and supporters reacted and stated their condolences on social media websites.
An online user wrote: “my condolences to @ebbealtberg’s family and those who worked with him at Linden Labs; this is a tragic loss for the community of @SecondLife as well. i just want to say, he will be missed and his legacy shall continue on in many ways, in both virtual and the real world(s).”
JRotom tweeted: “Rest in peace Ebbe. My condolences to his family and his friends around the world of Second Life. We will all miss the work and the passion that he put into SL. Again, Rest in peace.”
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Altberg’s family needs privacy; please respect them during this difficult time. More information about his death cause will be updated as we receive it. If you have any information about Ebbe Altberg’s cause of death, we are eagerly waiting to get your words.
More About Linden Lab Company
The former Chief Executive Officer of Second Life creator Linden Lab, the former Executive Vice President for the EA Play label of the Electronic Arts company, and Chief Creative Officer at ToyTalk, Rod Humble, appointed CEO in December 2010, announced his departure on January 24, 2014.
He revealed that he would be leaving Linden Lab to try founding a new company that “make art, entertainment and unusual things!” So, Ebbe Altberg started his career as CEO of Linden Lab in February 2014.
The Linden Lab’s head office is in San Francisco, with more offices in
- and Seattle.
Its offices in Brighton, Mountain View, Singapore, and Amsterdam were closed in 2010. Also, the company employs remote workers that communicate and cooperate on projects using Second Life technology.