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They include Darold Rydl, who had been president of the company and one of its very first employees; CTO Luke Duff, who has been the technical lead for all things Woot since 2005; CFO Rene Gonzalez; Dave Rutledge, who had been the creative lead on all of Woot’s editorial content as president of Woot Workshop; and Jay Johnson, leading both the deals and affiliate marketing divisions at the company as director of
Rydl and Gonzalez have already left, and the other three have given notice but will be with the company for another week.
Update: after publishing, we found out about another departure: lead developer Shawn Miller is also leaving, with his last day May 17.
This comes 11 months after founder and CEO Matt Rutledge (brother of Dave) also left the company.
Woot does not reveal sales figures unless the item sells out or a new item is for sale.
Woot's main website generally offers only one discounted product each day, often a piece of computer hardware or an electronic gadget.
Other Woot sites offer daily deals for T-shirts, wine, children's items, household goods; two other sites offer various items.
Community members have contributed back to the site by offering Woot-related services.
These include status checkers, Dashboard widgets, and Windows Sidebar widgets to report when the next product is listed; there are also webcasts and other means to monitor the site's status.