Parag Agrawal is an Indian-American technology executive who became the chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter. Agrawal became the CEO of Twitter after Jack Dorsey decided to step down on Monday.
Agrawal, who was born in India, has been with Twitter for more than a decade and has served as Chief Technology Officer since 2017.
He did his B.Tech. from IIT Bombay and MS, PhD from Stanford University in California.
Twitter announced the appointment of Agrawal as chief technology officer (CTO) following the leave of former Twitter CTO, Adam Massinger.
Agrawal joined the company in October 2011 and held several positions at the company most recently including “Distinguished Software Engineer”.
Before joining Twitter, Parag held leadership positions at Microsoft Research and Yahoo! Research.
According to Agrawal’s biography on the Twitter leadership page, he is responsible for “Twitter’s technical strategy and overseeing machine learning and AI across the consumer, revenue, and science teams”.
In December 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that Agrawal would be in charge of Project Bluesky, “an independent team of open source architects, engineers and designers to develop an open and decentralized standard for social media that would help better control abusive and misleading information on its platform”.
Parag Agrawal has an estimated net worth of $1.52 million according to people.
Another friggin Indian like Pakistani they really are a PIA to America and we see it daily.