As Elon Musk tweeted Pop emoji To Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal, it looks like some executives on the platform are ready to move on.
According to a Bloomberg report, three senior employees are leaving the company voluntarily: Elijah Brown, a VP of product management for health, conversation and growth; Katrina Lane, VP of Twitter Services; And Max Smyzer, Head of Data Science. According to LinkedIn, Lane and Schmidt worked on Twitter for about one and two years, respectively, while Brown was with the company for six years.
Twitter has confirmed this exit.
A TechCrunch spokesperson said: “We are focused on providing the best experience for people on Twitter. We can be sure that they will leave Twitter for new opportunities. We are grateful for their hard work and leadership.”
There has been a lot of upheaval at Twitter’s senior level in recent weeks, and not just because of Musk’s indecision about his potential $ 44 billion purchase. Just last week, Agarwal fired two chief executives: Bruce Falk, head of revenue, and Kayvan Bekpur, head of products, who was on parental leave at the time. Bekpur says Agarwal, who was the CEO for less than six months, Told him to leave Because he “wants to take the team the other way.”
Musk says if he acquires Twitter, he will install a new CEO, which means the days leading up to the role are numbered.
“Some are asking why a ‘lame duck’ CEO would make these changes if we were to do anything,” Agrawal said. Wrote On Twitter. “While I hope the deal ends, we must be prepared for all situations and always do what is right for Twitter. I am responsible for leading and managing Twitter, and our job is to build a strong Twitter every day.”
At the moment, Musk is dragging his feet on his Twitter acquisition, claiming that the deal is “on hold” on the issue of spam bots.