Both of them argue that they were simply burned out after four years at the helm, and it was just time to move on.
With Lydia Millet at the helm, though, the motivations matter less than the journey.
In many ways, Hurley's experience at YouTube—and formerly at the helm of PayPal—informs how Hlaska operates.
"handle of a tiller," late 13c., from Old English helma "rudder; position of guidance, control," from Proto-Germanic *halbma- (cf. Old Norse hjalm, Old High German helmo, German Helm "handle"), from PIE *kelp- "to hold, grasp" (see helve).
"a helmet," c.1200, from Old English helm "protection, covering; crown, helmet," and perhaps also from cognate Old Norse hjalmr, from Proto-Germanic *helmaz "protective covering," from PIE *kel- "to cover, to hide" (see cell). Italian elmo, Spanish yelmo are from Germanic.