Published On: Tue, Jul 5th, 2016

Twitter adds former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to the board


Twitter announced currently that Bret Taylor is fasten a house of directors.

Taylor is best-known as one of a founders of amicable networking startup FriendFeed — and afterwards as a arch record officer of Facebook, that acquired FriendFeed in 2009. After departing Facebook 3 years later, he became co-founder and CEO during mobile word estimate association Quip.

“Bret brings to a Board a good mind for consumer products and technologies that will be useful to a association as we govern a skeleton for 2016 and beyond,” pronounced house chairman Omid Kordestani in a press release. “His skills also element those of a other new Board additions, who move imagination in finance, media, and entrepreneurship.”

As alluded to in Kordestani’s statement, Twitter has combined a series of new house members given Jack Dorsey returned as CEO final year. (Kordestani himself assimilated a house final October.) British Internet entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox and Pepsi CFO Hugh Johnston were announced in April, followed by BET CEO Debra Lee in May.

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