There’s been a lot of buzz in the tech world lately about Elon Musk’s search for a new CEO for Twitter. The hunt for Twitter’s CEO has been on for a long time, but it seems Musk has finally found one. The billionaire took to Twitter to announce that he has found a new CEO for the company who will join in six weeks. However, he did not disclose the person’s identity.
However, it is clear that Musk’s choice for the top job at Twitter is a woman. While her name has not yet been revealed, some reports claim she is Linda Yaccarino, the current president of global advertising and partnerships at NBCUniversal.
Linda Yaccarino is an experienced executive with a vast amount of experience in the media and advertising industry. She currently serves as President of Global Advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal, where she is responsible for overseeing and monetizing the company’s various media platforms, including linear TV networks, digital and streaming services, and distribution partnerships. Her job role includes managing global, national and local ad sales, as well as marketing, ad technology, data, measurement, trade and strategic initiatives. Yaccarino has been with NBCUniversal since 2011.
ALSO READ l Elon Musk finally finds a new Twitter CEO, says he is good with numbers
Prior to that, Yaccarino held several leadership positions at advertising agencies, including Turner Broadcasting System, where she served as executive vice president/COO of Turner Entertainment Advertising Sales.
Yaccarino’s professional achievements include recognition as Business Insider’s “Top 10 People Transforming Advertising”; Adweek’s “Ten Most Powerful Women on TV”; “Women in Entertainment: Power 100” from the Hollywood Reporter; and Variety’s “Power Women of New York.”
She was also inducted into the B&C Hall of Fame, received the UJA Foundation’s Mac Dane Award for Humanitarian Excellence, and Penn State University’s Distinguished Alumni Award.
ALSO READ l Elon Musk says Twitter is ‘painful’, here’s why
Musk’s announcement has sparked speculation and excitement among Twitter users and industry insiders eager to see what changes the new CEO will bring to the platform. Twitter has faced numerous challenges in recent months, including monetization and monetization issues. It remains to be seen who Twitter’s new CEO is and what plans she has for the company.