After the resignation of Jack Dorsey from Twitter CEO position on 29 Nov 2021 the social media giant announced Parag Agrawal as the new chief executive officer with immediate effect. Jack served as the CEO of Twitter for 16 long years. After becoming the CEO of Twitter Parag has joined the likes of Satya Nadella, Shantanu Narayen, Sunder Pichai, Arvind Krishna and Ajay Banga who are the CEO’s of top American firms.
Parag Agrawal Interesting Facts :
- Parag is a computer science and engineering graduate from IIT Mumbai who then went on to pursue his PhD from Stanford University, California, USA.
- Before joining Twitter in 2011 Parag Agrawal worked in companies like big companies Yahoo, Microsoft and AT&T Labs.
- As CEO of Twitter it has been revealed that Parag will get an annual salary of $1 million which equals into 7.5 Crore INR approx as well as stock compensation worth $12.5 million which equals to 94 Crore INR.
- Popular Indian singer Shreya Ghoshal is childhood friends with Parag Agrawal and she was among some of the first few known personalities to congratulate him on social media after becoming the CEO.
- Parag won a gold medal in Physics Olympiad which was held in Istambul in year 2001.
Parag Agrawal Wife, Family and Parents Details :
Parag is married to Vineeta Agrawal. She is a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, a venture capital firm. They have one son named Ansh. His father name is Ram Gopal Agrawal and his mother name is Shashi. Parag’s mother was a professor for economics and management at Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai.
Parag Agrawal Biography :
- Name – Parag Agrawal
- Birthplace – Kharghar, Mumbai
- Nationality – Indian- American
- Date of Birth – 21 May 1984
- Age – 37 Years (As of 2021)
- Relationship Status – Married
Parag Agrawal Education Info :
- School – Atomic Energy Central School
- College – IIT Mumbai
- University – Stanford University
- Educational Qualification – 2005: B-Tech in Computer Science Engineering from IIT Mumbai
– 2012: PhD in Computer Science from Stanford University
Parag Agrawal Current Salary Info :
- Salary in USD – $1 Million (Annual)
- Salary in INR (Indian Rupees) – Rs 7.5 Crore (approx) (Annual)