Parag Agrawal, IIT Bombay Alumnus Appointed Twitter CEO
Parag Agrawal, a B-Tech graduate in Computer Science Engineering from IIT Bombay, Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University and the Chief Technology Officer at Twitter, took over as CEO of Twitter in December 2021. The announcement was made by Twitter founder Jack Dorsey.
The 2005 IIT Bombay graduate, as CTO, was responsible for Twitter’s pursuit of Blockchain and other decentralised technologies.
Dorsey stepped down as the chief executive officer, making way for the 37-year-old engineer from IIT Bombay. Dorsey will remain on the board until his term expires in 2022.