Special things related to Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal, which you must know
Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey has announced that he will step down as the company's CEO. After Jack Dorsey, Indian-origin Parag Agarwal will be the CEO of microblogging site Twitter. Parag Agarwal, 37, is a graduate from IIT Bombay and will take over as the CEO of Twitter. With this, he has become the youngest CEO in the top 500 company. Dorsey will remain on the board of directors until the end of his term in 2022. Let's know the special things related to the new CEO of Twitter.
Special things related to Twitter's new CEO Parag Agarwal
- Parag Agarwal has graduated from IIT Bombay. He has a PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University.
- He started working with Twitter in the year 2011 and became the company's CTO in the year 2017. When he joined the company, its workforce was less than 1,000.
- Prior to joining Twitter, Agarwal also worked with AT&T, Microsoft and Yahoo. He has done research internship here.
- With becoming the CEO of Twitter, Parag Agarwal has joined the list of people of Indian origin like Sundar Pichai and Satya Nadella.
Earlier, Twitter shares jumped after news of Dorsey stepping down. Dorsey is also the top executive of another company called Square. He founded this financial payment service provider company. Some big investors have openly questioned how Dorsey could effectively lead both companies.