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CEO Parag Agrawal hopes to extend Twitter's reach, continue progress

By Rajan Nath -- November 30, 2021 12:39 pm -- Updated:November 30, 2021 12:43 pm

Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal hopes to extend the social networking site's reach under his tenure while making continued progress while providing exciting opportunities in challenging times. Parag expressed his gratitude towards Jack Dorsey for his mentorship and friendship.

"I'm grateful for the service that you built, the culture, soul, and purpose you fostered among us and for leading the company through really significant challenges," Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal posted on Twitter thanking Jack Dorsey.

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"The world is watching us right now, even more than they have before. Lots of people are going to have lots of different views about today's news. It is because they care about Twitter and our future, and it's a signal that the work we do matte. Let's show the world Twitter's full potential," he further added.

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"The world is watching us right now, even more than they have before. Lots of People are going to have lots of different views and opinions about today's news. It is because they care about Twitter and the future, and it's a signal that the wire we do here mater. Let's show the world Twitter's full potential," he further started.

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Parag, aged 37, is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Mumbai where he did his Bachelors in Engineering in computer science. He moved to the US for further studies, with his doctorate coming from Stanford University based in California.

Further, Parag joined Twitter in 2011. Before that, he briefly worked at Microsoft, AT&T, and Yahoo. In all three companies, his work was mostly research-oriented. Initially, at Twitter, he worked on ad-related products, but gradually he also dabbled in artificial intelligence.

Earlier, Dorsey announced that he was resigning as CEO of Twitter and that Agrawal was replacing him.

"Parag has been behind every critical decision that helped turn this company around. He's curious, probing, rational, creative, demanding, self-aware and humble," Dorsey posted on his Twitter account.

-PTC News

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