Kaplan is hired to take care of business and financial matters at Mojang. Notch reveals he is actually the third member of the company but he does not disclose the other employee’s name because they are working on a secret project. Kaplan has experience working with the independent game development studio Ludosity:
At Mojang I will work with different things. First I need to get to know you guys and your needs and what makes Minecraft special for you and how we can make Minecraft an even better game! So my first days at Mojang will be to look for alternative solutions for Paypal and I will eventually also take on the support so Notch can concentrate on what he does best: code and design Minecraft.