Who Is Parag Agrawal The New CEO Of Twitter, His Biography, Family, Parents, Wife, Education, Career, Salary, Net Worth

Who Is Parag Agrawal The New CEO Of Twitter, His Biography, Family, Parents, Wife, Education, Career, Salary, Net Worth

Ex IITian Parag Agrawal will be the new CEO of Twitter as Jack Dorsey announced that he will be resigning as the CEO on November 29, 2021, know his biography, salary, family

Parag Agrawal, a former student of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the American microblogging and social networking site, Twitter. He took place of Jack Dorsey, who was the CEO of Twitter till November 29, 2021. Dorsey co-founded Twitter along with Ev Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass back in 2006.

Let us look at the early life, career, and success of Parag Agrawal.

Who Is New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal: Biography, Family, Education, Salary, Net Worth

Early Life And Education

Born on May 21, 1984, in Ajmer, Rajasthan, Parag Agrawal is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Twitter. After moving to Mumbai from Ajmer, Parag Agrawal’s father Ram Gopal Agrawal worked as a senior official in the Refuelling Technology Division of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, also known as BARC till 2011.

His mother Shashi Agrawal was an Economics and Management professor at the Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute. Parag Agrawal’s sister Kunal Agrawal is an Associate Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Washington University, Missouri.

Agrawal was fond of automobiles, technology, and mathematics since childhood. He did his schooling at the Atomic Energy Central School No. 4 in Rajasthan, where his classmate was the famous playback singer Shreya Ghoshal.

In 2000, Parag Agrawal was ranked 77th in the IIT- Joint Entrance Exam, also known as the IIT-JEE. The IIT-JEE is considered one of the toughest entrance examinations in India. Later in 2001, Agrawal won a gold medal in the International Physics Olympiad in Turkey, which is a competition held for high school students who have an interest in physics.

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Then in 2005, Agrawal became a B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering from the renowned Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Mumbai. After obtaining a degree, Agrawal shifted to the United States to do a PhD. in Computer Science from the prestigious Stanford University.

Career

Parag Agrawal was at top positions when he worked as a researcher for Microsoft, and Yahoo! and then as a telecom major at AT&T amid 2006 and 2010. In 2011, Agrawal joined Twitter as a software engineer. After a noteworthy performance, he replaced Adam Massinger as the Chief Technology Officer in October 2017.

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And now, after the resignation of ex-CEO Jack Dorsey on November 29, 2021,  Agrawal will be replacing him as the new CEO of Twitter.

Salary

As per reports, the new CEO of Twitter Parag Agrawal will receive $1 million annually with benefits and bonuses as his salary.

Parag Agrawal Net Worth

Parag Agrawal has an estimated net worth of $1.60 million.

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Spouse And Child

Parag Agrawal is married to Vineeta who is a BS in Biophysics from Stanford University. Vineeta later went on to an MD from Harvard Medical School and then a Ph.D. from MIT. Vineeta is currently a physician and a part-time clinical professor at the Stanford School of Medicine. Parag and Vineeta have a son named Ansh. The Agrawals currently live in San Francisco, California.

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