California Based Technology Company on Wednesday said Antonio García Martínez, a former Facebook Inc product manager who joined Apple recently to work in its advertising business is no longer with the company.García Martínez, who came to Silicon Valley after an assignment on Wall Street wrote “Chaos Monkeys” in 2016 about his time in the technology industry. He joined the Technologycompany as a product engineer in Apple’s advertising platform business in April.
Technology news publication reported that Wednesday that more than 2,000 Apple employees had signed an internal petition sent to the company’s leaders with concerns about what the petition writers described as sexist and racist views in the book and whether Apple had followed its own rules in hiring García Martínez.Apple said García Martínez is no longer at the company but gave no further details.
The Technology company also added that at the company they strive to create an inclusive, welcoming workplace where everyone is respected and accepted. Behavior that demeans or discriminates against people for who they are has no place here. García Martínez did not immediately respond to a request for comment outside normal business hours.
According to the company’s recent diversity report the Technology company has nearly 40% of women employees in the workforce but only 23% of the research and development teams. Half of the workforce is white, and 27% is Asian. The company tried to strengthen the long-standing commitment to making the company more inclusive and the world more just. Where every great idea can be heard. And everybody belongs
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