Twitter reported Monday that Jack Dorsey is venturing down as CEO, and the
organization’s directorate collectively designated Parag Agrawal as his replacement.
“I’ve decided to leave Twitter because I believe the company is ready to move on from its founders,” Dorsey said in an assertion. “My trust in Parag as Twitter’s CEO is deep. His work over the past 10 years has been transformational. I’m deeply grateful for his skill, heart, and soul. It’s his time to lead.”
Agrawal will assume the job of CEO and individual from Twitter’s board taking effect right now. He has filled in as the organization’s central technology official (CTO) since October 2017 subsequent to joining Twitter in 2011.
Parag Agarwal Journey
In a tweet after Dorsey’s declaration, Agrawal shared an email he shipped off Twitter workers. In it, he said he was “respected and lowered” to be the organization’s new CEO.
As per an official statement from Twitter, Agrawal turned into Twitter’s “first Distinguished Engineer” before he was elevated to CTO “because of his work across income and customer designing, remembering his effect for the re-speed increase of crowd development in 2016 and 2017.”
Before he joined Twitter, Agrawal worked at Microsoft Research and Yahoo! Research. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University and four-year college education in Computer Science and Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
In December of 2019, Dorsey reported that Agrawal would be responsible for Project Bluesky. This free group comprised of planners, specialists, and creators was made to foster a decentralized the norm for online media to fight oppressive and deluding data.
Dorsey will stay on Twitter's board until no less than 2022, the organization said. He is additionally expected to progress forward in his job as the CEO of the worldwide installments organization Square. Bret Taylor will become turned into the free executive of Twitter. Taylor has been an individual from the organization's governing body since July 2016 and has filled in as a chief at the cloud-based programming organization Salesforce since December 2017.