Not working ‘just to keep lights on’, says Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal on Saturday mirrored on the current adjustments in his workforce and stated nobody within the firm is “working simply to maintain the lights on”.
This comes after Twitter confirmed that two senior executives are heading for the exit and Elon Musk‘s announcement that his $44 billion deal for the corporate was “briefly on maintain”.
“Some have been asking why a ‘lame-duck’ CEO would make adjustments if we’re getting acquired anyway,” Agarwal stated.

“The brief reply could be very easy: Whereas I anticipate the deal to shut, we have to be ready for all eventualities and all the time do what’s proper for Twitter. I am accountable for main and working Twitter, and our job is to construct a stronger Twitter each day.” he tweeted.
“Nobody at Twitter is working simply to maintain the lights on. We take satisfaction in our work. Whatever the firm’s future possession, we’re right here enhancing Twitter as a product and enterprise for patrons, companions, shareholders, and all of you,” he added.

Agarwal added that he “will not use the deal as an excuse to keep away from making necessary choices”.
“Folks have additionally requested: why handle prices now vs after shut? Our trade is in a really difficult macro surroundings – proper now. I will not use the deal as an excuse to keep away from making necessary choices for the well being of the corporate, nor will any chief at Twitter,” he tweeted.
He’s “centered on doing the job” and you may anticipate extra change for the higher,” he wrote.
“So what are you able to anticipate from me going ahead? I am nonetheless centered on doing the job, and that features making onerous choices as wanted. I’ll proceed to embrace the deep complexities of our service and our enterprise. And you’ll anticipate extra change for the higher,” he added.
In the meantime, Agarwal additionally thanked his workforce for staying centered and agile.
“Lastly – a lot gratitude for our complete Twitter workforce. They’ve stood robust and centered, sharp and agile. They have been doing the work, as they all the time have. Onward,” he tweeted.


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