Parag Agrawal is an Indian-American chief executive officer of Twitter and a technology executive. Recently, Jack Dorsey has got down from the CEO of Twitter, now Parag Agrawal has filled the position. He assumed the top position on Monday, November 29, after a few hours of the announcement, he was slammed by Republicans as a racist over the tweet that he made a few years back saying “If they are not gonna make a distinction between Muslims and extremists, then why should I distinguish between white people and racists.” Many social media users took to Twitter and slammed him. One user said “Twitter’s new CEO called religion a pyramid scheme. This is who is going to be controlling your speech online.” Colorado’s Ken Buck tweeted, “This is the new CEO of Twitter. How can users trust him to treat everyone equally?”, while another said “I am amused by people that pass judgment on people for passing judgment. I was attempting to do the same to amuse myself.” The fourth user said “Jack Dorsey leaving Twitter. Racist, Communist Parag Agrawal @paraga taking over as CEO. The purge of the Right will soon Commence.”
Parag Agrawal Net Worth
$2 Million to $4 Million USD
Parag Agrawal is an Indian-American chief executive officer of Twitter since Nov 2021. He was born in 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, he is 38 years old. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay with a B.Tech and earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 2012. Agrawal first started working at Twitter in 2011 as a distinguished software officer. Before getting into Twitter, he started his career at Microsoft as a Research in 2006. As a researcher, he served at Yahoo and AT&T labs. In 2001, he won a gold medal at International Physics Olympiad held in Turkey. He is also a classmate of singer Shreya Ghoshal, a famous Indian singer. After his bachelor’s, he moved to the USA to pursue his education. His father worked as a senior official in the Indian Department of Atomic Energy and his mother is a retired school teacher. In Dec 2019, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced that Agrawal would be in charge of Project Bluesky. He said “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”. On Hs Twitter he posted a saying “Deep gratitude for @jack and our entire team, and so much excitement for the future. Here’s the note I sent to the company. Thank you all for your trust and support.”
The estimated of Parag Agrawal is between $2 Million to $4 Million USD.
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