A former high bureaucrat has given his finest needs to his grandson’s father, who has been trending on social media at this time after he was named the subsequent chief government of Twitter – the Indian-origin techie Parag Agrawal.
Mr Agrawal began out as Twitter’s expertise skilled to changing into the newest India-born expertise to guide a US tech large. Unlike his predecessor, co-founder Jack Dorsey, Mr Agrawal loved till Monday a way more low-profile function on the firm, with solely about 24,000 followers on the platform, in comparison with Mr Dorsey’s nearly six million.
His father-in-law, Dr Indu Bhushan, tweeted a photograph of Mr Agrawal holding his child and posing for the digital camera together with his spouse.
Dr Bhushan, who was chief government of the National Health Authority and a 1983-batch Indian Administrative Service officer, within the tweet stated he expects Mr Agrawal would “navigate the complex world of Twitter” with numerous care.
“Heartiest congratulations on becoming the youngest CEO of a S&P500 company @paraga All my best wishes and blessings for a highly successful and memorable tenure. May you navigate the complex world of twitter as dexterously as you are holding my grandson in this picture,” Dr Bhushan tweeted.
Heartiest congratulations on changing into the youngest CEO of a S&P500 firm @paraga! All my finest needs and blessings for a extremely profitable and memorable tenure. May you navigate the advanced world of twitter as dextrously as you might be holding my grandson on this image! pic.twitter.com/oGMjuc7F8e
— Dr. Indu Bhushan (@ibhushan) November 30, 2021
Mr Agrawal is the newest India-born star tapped to go a significant US-based tech firm, following the likes of Google-parent Alphabet’s CEO Sundar Pichai and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.
“He’s been behind every critical decision that helped turn this company around,” Mr Dorsey wrote of Mr Agrawal in a message to Twitter employees.
Educated in pc science and engineering on the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, and holding a PhD from Stanford University in California, Mr Agrawal joined Twitter in 2011 and rose to grow to be its chief expertise officer by 2017.