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Parag Agrawal Biography, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife, Kids, and Net Worth.
Who is Parag Agrawal?
Parag Agrawal is a famous Indian-American technology executive and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Twitter since November 2021. He joined Twitter as a software engineer in 2011 and was made the chief technology officer in 2017. Agrawal became Twitter’s CEO after Jack Dorsey announced he was resigning and that Agrawal was taking his place with immediate effect on November 29, 2021.
Parag Agrawal Career
Agrawal held leadership positions at Microsoft Research and Yahoo! Research before joining Twitter as a software engineer in 2011. Following the departure of Adam Massinger, Twitter announced the appointment of Agrawal as chief technology officer in October 2017. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, revealed that Parag would be in charge of Project Bluesky, an initiative to develop a decentralized social network protocol.
Parag was asked in an interview with MIT Technology Review in November 2020, about balancing the protection of free speech, saying ” Our role is not to be bound by the First Amendment, but our role is to serve a healthy public conversation.. focus less on thinking about free speech, but thinking about how the times have changed.”
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey revealed that he was resigning from Twitter and that Parag would be the new CEO of the company, on November 29, 2021. After his appointment, he faced criticism for a 2010 tweet reading, ”If they are not gonna make a distinction between Muslims and extremists, then why should I distinguish between white people and racists? ” He later claimed he quoted Aasif Mandvi during a story on The Daily Show.
How old is Parag Agrawal?
Parag Agrawal was born on May 21, 1984, in Ajmer, Rajasthan, India, and is aged 37 as of 2021. He shares his birthday with celebrities including Kevin Quinn, Tom Daley, Andrei Sakharov, Josh Allen, Malcolm Fraser, Tony Sheridan, Tom Daley, Harold Robbins, among others.
Who are Parag Agrawal’s parents?
Parag Agrawal was born in Ajmer, Rajasthan to his parents, Ram Gopal Agrawal and his wife Sashi Agrawal. His father was a senior official in the Indian Department of Atomic Energy, while his mother is a retired school teacher. The family later shifted from Rajasthan to Mumbai.
Does Parag Agrawal have siblings?
Agrawal was born into a family of two children and has one sibling. He has a sister, Kunal Agrawal, who is a faculty at Washington University.
Parag Agrawal Education
Agrawal attended Atomic Energy Central School No. 4 and was a classmate of musician Shreya Ghosal. Later he joined IIT Bombay graduating with a B. Tech degree in Computer Science and Engineering in 2005. He then moved to the U.S., to study for a Ph.D. in Computer science at Stanford University.
Parag Agrawal Interests
Agrawal got inspired by his father into atomic energy and went to Atomic Energy Central School No. 4. He loved science so much that he won a gold medal at the 2001 International Physics Olympiad in Turkey. Parag was also ranked 77th in the Joint Entrance Exam in 2000.
Agrawal married the love of his life Vineeta Agrawal, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm. The couple is happily married with one child and currently lives in San Francisco, California, USA.
Parag Agrawal Kids
Agrawal and his loving and beautiful wife are happily living and are blessed with one child together. The couple has one handsome daughter, Anamika Agrawal.
Parag Agrawal Height
Indian-American Twitter CEO has a well-built, physically fit, and muscular body with an outstanding height of 5 ft 7 in (1.76 m) and a weight of 75 kg (185 lbs).
The Indian-American Twitter CEO, Parag was formerly a chief technology officer and a software engineer for Twitter from 2011. He has worked for Microsoft Research and Yahoo! Research and is a big name in the technology world. Agrawal will be earning an annual income of $1 million and has an accumulative net worth of $1.5 million as of 2021.
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