Revolving Door

    • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

      The revolving door at Twitter has made its way to the top levels of management, as chief operating officer Adam Bain announced that he is stepping down to “explore opportunities outside of the company.” Chief financial officer Anthony Noto (pictured) will shift into the COO role at the social network, and Twitter said Noto will keep managing its live content business and take ...

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    • London Calling, and Facebook Answers With 500 New Jobs

      There will be no Brexit for Facebook, as the social network announced plans to boost its staff in London by 50 percent. Giles Turner of Bloomberg reported that the social network will increase its headcount in London to 1,500 from 1,000 as it moves to new headquarters in the city next year, adding that the U.K. is home to the company’s largest engineering base outside of the U.S.

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  • Sales VP Richard Alfonsi Leaves Twitter for Stripe

    By David Cohen on Dec. 2, 2016 - 5:45 PM Vice president of global online sales Richard Alfonsi is the latest high-level executive to depart Twitter. Alfonsi, who led the social network’s sales efforts for all but its largest advertisers, will become head of global revenue and growth at online payment processor Stripe, leading its sales team and reporting t ...

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  • Twitter Dublin Managing Director Mark Little Steps Down

    … Mark Little, managing director of Twitter Dublin and vice president of media for Europe and Africa, is the latest Twitter executive to pass through the revolving door. Little told Ciara O’Brien of The Irish Times: For several months, Twitter has been considering changes to its media partnerships team, which I led in Europe. In October…

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  • Yet Another Overseas Executive Departs Twitter

    … Twitter’s overseas operations took yet another hit, as managing director of Southeast Asia, India, the Middle East and North Africa Parminder Singh is leaving the company. Earlier this week, vice president of media for the Asia-Pacific region, Middle East and North Africa Rishi Jaitly made a similar announcement. Singh announced his move…

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  • Facebook Names Rachel Rubin Franklin Head of Social VR

    … Facebook turned to a leading game developer to fill its new role of head of its social virtual reality team, hiring Electronic Arts vice president Rachel Rubin Franklin. Chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer announced the hire in a post (embedded below), writing: Mark‘s (co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg) demo at the Oculus Connect keynote…

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  • Two More Execs Pass Through Twitter’s Revolving Door

    … Twitter’s revolving door shows no signs of slowing, and the most recent employees to pass through it were head of broadcast TV partnerships Andrew Adashek and North American Moments curation team lead Marcus Mabry. Darrell Etherington of TechCrunch reported that Mabry has joined CNN, while Adashek tweeted that he is “taking some time off…

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  • Facebook Acquires Nascent Objects

    … Facebook’s latest acquisition is “modular electronics platform” creator Nascent Objects. CEO Baback Elmieh announced the move on the company’s homepage: Nascent Objects was founded on the principle that product development shouldn’t be so hard. That’s why we created the world’s first modular consumer electronics platform–to make product…

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  • Kristin Binns Is In as Senior Director of Communications at Twitter

    … Anthem vice president of communications Kristin Binns became the latest to try her hand at leading communications at Twitter, joining the social network as senior director of communications. Kurt Wagner of Re/code reported on the hire, and Binns confirmed the news in responding to a tweet from chief marketing officer Leslie Berland, to whom…

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  • Twitter Loses Another Communications Exec, Jim Prosser

    … By David Cohen on Aug. 4, 2016 - 5:00 PM The bleeding continues at Twitter, particularly on the communications side, as head of corporate and policy communications Jim Prosser is the latest to leave the company. Prosser announced in a tweet (embedded below) that he will become vice president of communications and policy at loan…

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  • Twitter VP of Communications Natalie Kerris Leaving Company

    … By David Cohen on Aug. 2, 2016 - 11:00 AM After spending much of her six months or so at Twitter keeping the media informed on a host of executive departures, vice president of communications Natalie Kerris added her name to the list. Alex Kantrowitz of BuzzFeed News reported Kerris’ move, saying that Twitter chief marketing officer Leslie…

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