The key designer who responsible in the new Apple TV user interface is leaving Apple. Ben Keighran, who brought in when Apple acquire Chomp, decided he want to start his startup. His position will be taken by Bill Bachman, who is senior director of Design, iTunes, and Apple TV.
Apple looked at many different ways of delivering an awesome TV experience. I’ve totally fallen in love with the people, the culture, the product – Ben Keighran
With Apple TV streaming service currently suspended by Apple, it is easy to see why he might want to pursue new challenge after successfully create an amazing user interface in the new 4th generation Apple TV.