Who Is Linda Yaccarino, Executive Likely To Replace Elon Musk As Twitter CEO ?

New Delhi: Twitter chief Elon Musk has found a new CEO for the platform. All we know is that it’s a ‘she’ because Musk did not name the person. He only said “she” would be starting in about six weeks.

Musk, who bought the social media platform last October and has since been running it, has long insisted he is not its permanent CEO. The billionaire entrepreneur wrote on Twitter that his role would transition to being the company’s executive chairman and chief technology officer.

So, who Is Linda Yaccarino, said to be in talks for the top job but has yet to comment on the development?

She is chairman of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal Media Yaccarino had served 19 years at Turner Entertainment and has been credited with dragging the network’s ad sales operation into the digital future. She is an alumna of Penn State University, having studied liberal arts and telecommunications.

Yaccarino interviewed Musk at an advertising conference in Miami last month. At the conference, Yaccarino encouraged the audience to welcome Musk with applause and lauded his work ethic.


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