New Delhi: As Elon Musk broke his silence on who will take over from him as Twitter CEO after a “painful” acquisition, all eyes at the moment are on Linda Yaccarino, NBC Universal’s chairman of Global Advertising and Partnerships.
Although Musk is but to disclose the identify of the upcoming feminine CEO who will take over in six weeks, in line with The Washington Post, Yaccarino “could serve to calm advertiser fears while balancing Musk’s demand for sweeping changes to Twitter’s policies on content moderation”. (Also Read: Meet Linda Yaccarino, The Woman Rumoured To Be New Twitter CEO –In Pics)
Musk’s function will transition to being govt chair and CTO, “overseeing product, software, and system operations”. Musk joined Yaccarino for an onstage interview at a advertising convention in Miami Beach within the US. (Also Read: No Pay Hike For Microsoft Employees This Year)
Yaccarino oversees about 2,000 employees in her function, much like the present decreased Twitter workers after the huge sacking by Musk after his $44 billion takeover late final 12 months.
Her staff oversees the monetisation technique for Peacock, the community’s streaming service.
Yaccarino’s staff has additionally generated greater than $100 billion in advert gross sales and entered partnerships with firms together with Apple, Snapchat, BuzzFeed, Twitter and YouTube, in line with her bio.
When his followers requested him about Yaccarino’s appointment, Musk replied: “The commitment to open source transparency and accepting a wide range of viewpoints remains unchanged”.
In a Twitter ballot final 12 months, Musk requested his tens of millions of followers: “Should I step down as head of Twitter?” “I will abide by the results of this poll,” he had posted.
The ballot amassed greater than 17 million votes, with 57.5 % of respondents calling for him to step apart. However, Musk didn’t step down.