Elon Musk, a parent and a founder of many companies including X, Twitter, Tesla, has announced that the new Twitter CEO will be Linda Yaccarino. Although the name was expected, the announcement came today from Elon Musk’s official Twitter account.
Elon Musk steps down as a CEO of Twitter, giving his thorn to new CEO Linda Yaccarino. Elon Musk will be focusing on product design & new technologies while the new CEO will be focusing on Business Operations for Twitter.
Who is Linda Yaccarino?
Linda Yaccarino, a well-known businesswoman in the media and advertising industry, will be the new CEO of Twitter. Yaccarino is also an American media executive. She formerly headed the advertising and affiliate unit at NBCUniversal. Known for her work in the television industry, Yaccarino specializes in media and advertising strategies.
Linda Yaccarino is married and has two children. She was born in 1963 in Nigeria. She studied Liberal Arts and Telecommunications at Penn State University. Yaccarino spent 19 years at Turner Entertainment and is known for taking the network’s ad sales operation into the digital future.