Twitter Loses Its Sr. Director of Engineering, Growth and International Team To Uber

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Twitter is dropping some key expertise and management these days, which we informed you about earlier than…particularly to the corporate a number of blocks over, Uber. At present, Akash Garg introduced that he was leaving Twitter for the logistics firm:

The shut proximity of the businesses has grow to be a bit of a joke in investor and former Twitter worker circles, as illustrated right here:

37141a3Garg held the role of Sr. Director of Engineering, Growth and International Team after 4 years within the role, which is a reasonably essential one when you consider it. As we all know, Uber is spreading itself everywhere in the world and that presents model new issues for an engineering group. Garg will step in and help.

It’s value noting that Garg led the cost to accumulate ZipDial which not solely introduced over a group that may develop Twitter internationally, nevertheless it additionally introduced over the extraordinarily gifted Valerie Wagoner who's now a pacesetter on the expansion workforce.

Whereas there’s not a “mass exodus” happening at Twitter, a source advised me that Uber is clearly “scraping” the social firm for engineering expertise. As I famous earlier than, when uncertainty occurs on the helm of any firm, the parents who've been round for a very long time get stressed. You'll be able to’t blame them, actually. Twitter has had a couple of modifications on the helm and we’re nonetheless ready to listen to about who the subsequent everlasting CEO will probably be. It seems like Dorsey has been the interim perpetually. Think about how the workers at Twitter really feel.

We’ve reached out to each corporations for remark.

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