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Brendan Eich Named New CEO of Mozilla

This week, Mozilla officially announced that Brendan Eich will be the new CEO of the open-source organization that produces the Firefox Web browser and the FirefoxOS mobile operating system.

Eich is no stranger to the world of Mozilla; he's been with Mozilla since its inception at Netscape. Eich is also famous for being the inventor of the JavaScript programming language.

Until today, Eich had been Mozilla's CTO. In January 2013, Eich expanded his role as CTO, taking responsibility for leading both the platform and product engineering teams at Mozilla.

Read the full story at eWEEK:
Why Mozilla's Brendan Eich Is the Right Choice for CEO

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.