Rishi Garg of Indian-origin quits top job at Twitter

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Rishi Garg, the Indian-origin Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy at Twitter, has announced his departure after a tenure of 13 months.

“After an amazing ride as Twitter’s VP Corporate Development and Strategy, I’m saying farewell today,” he tweeted yesterday.

“Our team has built a stronger Twitter with a dozen acquisitions in the last year. Hats off to @dickc for admirable leadership, humour, energy, and trust,” Garg said.

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“I can’t wait to witness the company’s next chapter. I’m off to pursue some exciting new projects; more soon! #staytuned,” the tweets read.

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Twitter has not yet announced a replacement for Garg. The incident comes just two weeks after Costolo announced he was stepping down as the company’s CEO.

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Though for the time being, Costolo has been replaced by co-founder Jack Dorsey.

Other high-level departures over the last 18 months include product chief Daniel Graf, COO Ali Rowghani, and CFO Mike Gupta.

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Before his sojourn with Twitter, Garg was the M&A chief for fellow Jack Dorsey company Square.

As per his online profile, Garg received a BA in Economics and MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

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  1. JKR, seriously, nobody cares. Now will you inform us of every Indian who quit job at some company? Seriously, no one cares. Do some real journalism.

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