When Jack Dorsey stepped down as CEO of Twitter, which he co-founded, the first question on everyone’s mind was why now, and who was the new boss?
Dorsey explained that Twitter has outdone its founders as all companies should eventually, noting that it trusts its replacement, Parag Agrawal, chief technology Twitter officer, but there are things we may not know about the new director, some of which are surprising, according to the “Washington Post”.
work as an engineer
Agrawal began working with the giant of the gods social media as an engineer in 2011 and became chief technology officer in 2017. He is close to outgoing CEO Dorsey and is said to share his vision for the company.
The 37-year-old new Twitter CEO is also one of the youngest CEOs, having been born in 1984.
Main projects on Twitter
One of the highlights of the young man’s career was overseeing Twitter’s technical strategy, which led to work on improving the company’s speed of development.
Furthermore, in practice, which means he has worked on some of Twitter’s more futuristic projects, involving machine learning and cryptocurrency, and has been a key part of the move to social media “decentral”.
In particular, he supported Twitter and solicited funding for a technology project called Bluesky, an attempt to build this future by developing an independent, open source network protocol for social media that different companies can use.
freedom of expression
Meanwhile, Agrawal is likely in As CEO you make changes to freedom of speech issues in the coming years, as some of your previous comments suggest your views in merit.
He doesn’t tweet much
Although he works on Twitter, Agrawal doesn’t tweet much, with only 3,239 tweets in his 13 years on the platform, compared to Dorsey’s over 28,000.
Parag Agrawal, born in India, he has worked with Twitter for the past decade, joining the company as a distinguished engineer of the software and then becoming a chief technology officer.
As Chief Technology Officer, Parag was responsible for Twitter’s “technology strategy and overseeing machine learning and artificial intelligence in team Consumer, Revenue and Science.
Prior to Twitter, Paraj Agrawal worked with Microsoft, Yahoo and AT&T Labs.
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