A leaked email from the Sony Pictures hack that was made easier to access by Wikileaks has showed that Snapchat set aside 0.11 percent of its stock for former Apple head of iOS Scott Forstall to be an advisor. Also Read - Apple Watch SE GPS for Rs 24,900 until tonight: How to quickly avail this deal
According to TechCrunch, Michael Lynton, Sony Pictures’ CEO, is a Snapchat board member whose email which was hacked in the cyberattack on the company revealed the sensitive information. Also Read - iPhone 13 series leak roundup: From 25W charger to autofocus ultra-wide camera and more
Snapchat authorities said that they have a lot of advisors but refused to comment on Lynton’s relationships with the company. Also Read - Face ID to reach Macs, all iPhones and iPads in a couple of years
In February 2014, Snapchat granted stock options to a number of key employees. For example, former VP of engineering Peter Magnusson who was poached from Google but ended up leaving 6 months later, was slated to get 0.5% of Snapchat.
Several software engineers were granted 0.022%.