Reddit CEO Steve Huffman delivers remarks on “Redesigning Reddit” during the third day of Web Summit in Altice Arena on November 08, 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal. Web Summit. Steve Huffman, Reddit CEO and co-founder, said on Thursday that popular app TikTok was ?fundamentally parasitic? owing to privacy concerns. He slammed the app?s practice of fingerprinting to track devices by stating that it was of particular concern to him.