Last Updated: 03 Oct, 2023 | Views: 633
Other Profession(s): Technology Executive
Famous For: CEO of Twitter, Inc.
Higher Education: B.Tech in computer Science & Ph.D in Computer Science
Net Worth: $26 million
Parag Agrawal is an India born Chief Executive officer CEO of Twitter. Parag's Father was a senior official in the Indian Department of Atomic energy, and his mother is a retired Economic professor. Parag Agrawal completed his graduation in computer science and engineering from IIT Bombay. Then he studied Ph.D. in computer science at Stanford University under the Guidance of Jennifer Widom. Initially, Agrawal joined Twitter as a Software Engineer then he appointed as a CEO of Twitter.
Parag Agrawal Career
In 2012, his Stanford Thesis was published, "Incorporating Uncertainty in Data Management and Integration."
In 2011: Parag Agrawal joined Twitter as a Software Engineer.
In 2017: Twitter announced the appointment of Parag as Chief Technology Officer.
In 2019: Project Blue sky (it is an initiative to develop a decentralized social network protocol) process under the leadership of Agrawal. Jack Dorsey announces it.
In 2020: Jack Dorsey resigned as Chief Executive Officer of Twitter. After that, Twitter Announced Agrawal as the CEO of Twitter.
Parag Agrawal Awards and Achievements
In 2000: Agrawal got 77th rank in IIT JEE Exam.
In 2001, Parag Agrawal won the gold medal in the International Physics Olympiad held in Turkey.
Parag Agrawal Unknown Facts
Before joining Twitter, Parag Agrawal did his research internship at Microsoft Research and Yahoo Research.
Agrawal was a fellow student of playback singer Shreya Ghoshal.