Following the retirement of Twitter co-founder and chief executive Jack Dorsey on November 29, the company’s board unanimously appointed Parag Agarwal, the company’s chief technology officer, as his successor.
Dorsey, who has been Twitter’s chief executive officer since 2015,’s resignation will take effect soon. However, newly appointed CEO Parag Agarwal will remain on the board until his term expires in 2022.
who is Parag Agrawal
Parag Agarwal is an Indian-American who has been working on Twitter for more than a decade. He has also served as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) since October 2017. As CTO, he is responsible for the company’s technical strategy leading work to improve development velocity while advancing the state of Machine Learning across the company.
Priorto his appointment as CTO, Parag became Twitter’s first and foremost engineer in 2016 and 2017 due to his influence on revenue and customer engineering activities, including his ability to accelerate audience growth again. Prior to joining Twitter, Parag worked for companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo, AT&T Labs.
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