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

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

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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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