Alan Noble, engineering director for Google
“He was also instrumental in starting engineering in the Google Sydney office. We wish him all the best," he said.
Reports by Tech Crunch revealed the news on Friday after Rasmussen's Facebook update said that he was “temporarily unemployed”.
In August, CRN reported that staff survived Google’s decision to abandon Wave which was launched last year.
Rasmussen told the SMH.com.au that the "ultimate failing" of Wave "was obviously a little stressful."