Twitter appoints IIT Bombay alumnus to key post

Last Updated: Mar 09 2018 19:57

TECHNOLOGY- Micro blogging site Twitter has appointed Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay alumnus Parag Agrawal as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO).

Agrawal had joined Twitter in 2011 as an ads engineer after completing his PhD in computer science from Stanford University. He had also done research internships at AT&T, Microsoft and Yahoo.

“In his capacity as CTO, he’s focused on scaling a cohesive machine learning and AI approach across our consumer and revenue product and infrastructure teams,” a Twitter spokesman told CNBC.