Indian Woman to become Twitter CEO?
There are chances of an Indian, a telugu woman taking charge as CEO of popular social networking site Twitter. Padmasree Warrior from Vijayawada of AP is in race for the post. Since Dick Costolo resigned as CEO of Twitter, a new person is to take over the job. A list of persons is being examined for the same. Jim Lanzone, President & CEO of CBS Interactive is also on the list along with Padmasree Warrior.
Twitter’s top management is more inclined towards Padmasree Warrior, who has expertise in Consumer Internet, say sources. Twitter board that assembled yesterday has decided to soon appoint the CEO, bearing in mind, that it is essential for shareholders. Padmasree Warrior is a native of Vijayawada. She did her schooling here in India. She pursued Chemical Engneering in IIT, Delhi and higher studies in Cornell University, New York. She has been residing in America since past 20 years. She worked as an Executive Officer in Cisco and various other companies.