Tag: Parag Agrawal

3 senior Twitter employees quit
3 senior Twitter employees quit amid Musk-Agrawal slugfest

Ilya Brown, a VP of product management for health, conversation and growth; Katrina Lane, a VP of Twitter Service; and Max Schmeiser, head of data science, have quit the company

Dont feel for me, pray for Twitter instead: Parag Agrawal
Twitter board wants $44 bn deal to go through amid Musk-Agrawal tussle

Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JPMorgan Chase & Co may earn a combined $133 million in fees for advising Twitter on the acquisition, but only if the deal goes through.

Elon Musk wants US SEC to probe Parag Agrawal's claim on Twitter users
Elon Musk wants US SEC to probe Parag Agrawal's claim on Twitter users

On Monday, Musk attacked Agrawal after the Twitter CEO went into finer details on how the micro-blogging platform is fighting spam and fake accounts.

Elon Musk puts $44 bn Twitter deal 'on hold' over fake user accounts
Elon Musk puts $44 bn Twitter deal 'on hold' over fake user accounts

Twitter estimated in a filing earlier this week that false or spam accounts represented fewer than 5 per cent of its monetisable daily active users during the first quarter.

Parag Agrawal
Parag Agrawal shakes up Twitter, fires key executives & freezes hiring

In a memo sent to employees, Agrawal said there is a hiring freeze now and Twitter will also pause spending in most areas

Parag Agrawal's wife Vineeta linked with Elon Musk's $44 bn Twitter takeover
Parag Agrawal's wife Vineeta linked with Elon Musk's $44 bn Twitter takeover

She has collaborated with academic researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Broad Institute, where she did graduate work in computational biology and human genetics.

Elon Musk may take over as temporary CEO of Twitter: Reports
Elon Musk may take over as temporary CEO of Twitter: Reports

Musk received $1 billion from Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and $5 million from Honeycomb Asset Management, which invested in his SpaceX company, the report mentioned.

Don't feel for me, pray for Twitter instead: Parag Agrawal
Don't feel for me, pray for Twitter instead: Parag Agrawal

Amid multiple reports that Musk has lined up a new CEO to replace him, Agrawal has already said that he took the job to change Twitter for the better, course correct where we need to, and strengthen the service.

Employees grill Twitter CEO over fear of mass exodus post Musk takeover
Employees grill Twitter CEO over fear of mass exodus post Musk takeover

In a town hall meeting on Friday, the employees demanded answers from Agrawal as to how the company is planning to handle an "anticipated mass exodus prompted by Musk".

Business/Free Speech!
Twitter Takeover By Elon Musk: Business Or Free Speech!

Tuesday morning, Twitterati in India woke up to the news about Board of Directors of Twitter approving Elon Musk's offer to buy the company at $54.20 per share. How will things change from hereon, for India and rest of the planet?

Video Icon
Parag Agrawal
Parag Agrawal to get $42 mn if sacked, says Twitter's future 'uncertain'

Agrawal took over from Jack Dorsey in November 2021.

What next for Parag Agrawal with Elon Musk as Twitter boss
What next for Parag Agrawal with Elon Musk as Twitter boss

The Twitter buyout casts doubts on the future of Agrawal, and it is still unclear whether he would like to remain at the helm, with Musk now being at the very top of the platform.

Twitter considering 'poison pill' strategy to fight back Elon Musk
Twitter considering 'poison pill' strategy to fight back Elon Musk

Asset management firm Vanguard Group disclosed last week that its funds now own a 10.3 per cent stake in Twitter which makes it the largest shareholder.

Parag Agrawal, Elon Musk
Elon Musk Will Not Join Twitter's Board, Says CEO Parag Agrawal

"We have and will always value input from our shareholders whether they are on our Board or not. Elon is our biggest shareholder and we will remain open to his input," Agrawal said.

Parag Agrawal, Elon Musk
'Do You Want An Edit Button?' Tweets Musk As Parag Agrawal Replies

Twitter users have been demanding an edit button to correct their tweets for a long period of time.

scrollToTop