Parag Agrawal bio: wife, parents, everything to know about Twitter new CEO

Parag Agrawal bio: wife, parents, everything to know about Twitter new CEO

Over the last few hours, popular Micro-blog Twitter has been trending on and offline after Jack Dorsey, who happens to be one of the platform co-founders and CEO, announced his resignation.

Dorsey went on to name Twitter CTO Parag Agrawal as the company’s new CEO.

For many who may not know Dorsey, he has been at the helms of affairs at Twitter for more than ten years. He is also quite popular in the Nigerian media space owing to the active part the micro-blog took during the End SARS protest that took place in Nigeria in 2020.

Since the appointment of Parag Agrawal as Twitter’s new CEO, many people have been willing to know more about him.

To know more about the new Twitter boss, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Full name Parag Agrawal
Gender Male
Date of birth 1983/1984
Age 37/38
Place of birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian American
Marital status Married to Vineeta Agrawal
Children 1
Profession Technology executive, and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter
Education Stanford University

Parag Agrawal’s biography

Parag Agrawal’s actual date of birth is unknown, but he is believed to have been born in 1983 or 1983 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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The new Twitter CEO’s parents are Indians; Agrawal’s father was a senior official in the Indian Department of Atomic Energy, while his mother was a school teacher.

Parag Agrawal owing to the number of years he has lived in the United States, is also an American; he is believed to be between 37 and 38 years old.

Education

Parag Agrawal finished from Atomic Energy Central School No.4. He then proceeded to bag an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay in 2005, after which he relocated to the United States to bag a PhD in computer science from Stanford University.

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Career

The records revealed that Parag Agrawal joined Twitter as a software engineer in 2011 and became the social media giant chief technology officer CTO in 2017.

However, his big moment came on the 29th of November 2021, when Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey revealed that he was resigning as the CEO of Twitter and named Agrawal as his replacement.

Before joining Twitter, the record revealed that Parag Agrawal had held leadership positions at Microsoft Research and Yahoo! Research.

Also, in 2019, Parag was in charge of Project Bluesky, an independent team of open source architects, engineers and designers whose focus was to develop an open and decentralised standard for social media that would prevent misinformation

Personal life

Parag Agrawal is marryd to Vineeta Agrawal, who is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, which is a venture capital firm that leads investments in biology companies, as well as therapeutics, diagnostics, and digital health”. Their union is blessed with a son, but there are no details of who he is.

Net worth

There are no details on Parag Agrawal net worth, but considering the fact that he is Twitter new CEO, his net worth is expected to rise in the nearest future.