Parag Agrawal joins a long list of Indian origin execs leading tech firms

Agrawal worked with Microsoft and Yahoo! before his stint with Twitter

Parag Agrawal

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
Parag Agrawal, the new CEO of Twitter, joins many Indian-origin executives who have taken over the top jobs at large technology firms. From Sundar Pichai of Alphabet, to Satya Nadella at Microsoft; Arvind Krishna who heads IBM, to Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, the examples are many. 

When the news of Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and ex-CEO broke on Monday night, Twitter was instantly abuzz with people talking about Agrawal, and how little is known of him. 

Agrawal, an IIT-Bombay and Stanford University alumnus, joined Twitter ten years ago as a Distinguished Software Engineer, and was elevated to chief technology officer

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First Published: Nov 29 2021 | 11:11 PM IST

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