In today’s article, I will list and discuss with you the name of current CEO of WhastApp, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Apple one by one.
Social media enables the users to stay in contact by making communication easier. As a matter of fact, the role of social media can be very important in different fields such as communication, business, entertainment, food, lifestyle and welfare. Social media has become a very useful platform for business.
In the same vein, social media is also very important because it can allow you to reach, nurture, and engage with your target audience no matter their location. It can be used to generate brand awareness, leads, sales and revenue.
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Now, let’s start!!
CEO of Twitter, WhatsApp, Google, Apple and Microsoft
The current CEO of top world’s famous social media platforms in 2022 are discussed below:
CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal
Twitter makes its users to discover stories regarding today’s biggest news and events, follow people or companies that post content they enjoy consuming, or simply communicate with friends. In the same way, teams and marketers can use Twitter to increase brand awareness and delight their audience.
The current chief executive officer of Twitter since November 2021 is Parag Agrawal who is an Indian-American technology executive.
Agrawal joined Twitter as a software engineer in 2011 and became the chief technology officer in 2017.
|Date of birth and location||21 May 1984, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India|
|Education||Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (B.Tech)|
Stanford University (MS, PhD)
|Title||CEO of Twitter|
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CEO of WhatsApp, Will Cathcart
WhatsApp is a free to download messenger app for smartphones. It uses the internet connection to send messages, images, audio or video.
The service of WhatsApp is very similar to text messaging services, however, because it uses the internet to send messages. As a matter of fact, the cost of using it is significantly less than texting.
Now, let’s look at the profile of CEO of WhatsApp, Will Cathcart.
Will Cathcart is the current CEO of WhatsApp, overseeing development and strategy. Will joined Meta, then called Facebook, in 2010 and has worked on a number of product efforts, including leading product development for News Feed and the introduction of advertising into News Feed and on mobile.
In 2018, Will was VP of the Facebook app where he oversaw the development and strategy for all Facebook app products including Video, Groups, Marketplace, News Feed, Stories, and more.
CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai
The current chief executive officer (CEO) of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google is Sundar Pichai.
Sundar Pichai was born in Madras, India. He has obtained his degree from IIT Kharagpur in metallurgical engineering. Relocating to the United States, he them obtained an M.S. from Stanford University in materials science and engineering and further obtained an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Pichai began his career as a materials engineer. Following a short stint at the management consulting firm McKinsey & Co., he joined Google in 2004 where he led the product management and innovation efforts for a suite of Google’s client software products, including Google Chrome and Chrome OS, as well as being largely responsible for Google Drive.
In addition, he went on to oversee the development of other applications such as Gmail and Google Maps. In 2010, Pichai also announced the open-sourcing of the new video codec VP8 by Google and introduced the new video format, WebM. The Chromebook was released in 2012. In 2013, Pichai added Android to the list of Google products that he oversaw.
|Date of birth and location||June 10, 1972, Madras, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Current location||United States|
|Education||IIT Kharagpur (BTech)|
Stanford University (MS)
University of Pennsylvania (MBA)
|Children||Kavya Pichai and Kiran Pichai|
|Net Worth||$1.35 Billion|
|Title||CEO of Alphabet and Google|
CEO of Apple, Timothy Donald Cook
Timothy Donald Cook (born November 1, 1960) is an American business executive who has been the chief executive officer of Apple Inc. since 2011. He has previously served as the Apple’s chief operating officer under its co-founder Steve Jobs.
Cook graduated from Robertsdale High School in 1978. He earned a Bachelor of Science in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982 and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business in 1988.
In April 2012, Time included Cook on its annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” list.
|Date of birth and location||November 1, 1960, Mobile, Alabama, U.S.|
|Education||Auburn University (BSc)|
Duke University (MBA)
|Title||CEO of Apple Inc.|
|Parents||Donald Cook (father)|
Geraldine Cook (mother)
CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella
Satya Narayana Nadella is an Indian-born American business executive. He is the current executive chairman and CEO of Microsoft.
Before becoming CEO, he was the executive vice president of Microsoft’s cloud and enterprise group responsible for building and running the company’s computing platforms.
At Microsoft, Nadella has led major projects that included the company’s move to cloud computing and the development of one of the largest cloud infrastructures in the world.
|Date of birth and location||19 August 1967, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India (present-day Telangana, India)|
|Education||Manipal Institute of Technology (BEng)|
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (MS)
University of Chicago (MBA)
|Occupation||Chairman and CEO, Microsoft|
|Spouse(s)||Anupama Nadella (m. 1992)|
|Children||Zain Nadella, Divya Nadella, Tara Nadella|
CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg was born on May 14, 1984. He is an American media magnate, internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is known for co-founding of Facebook and serves as its chairman, chief executive officer, and controlling shareholder.
He is also a co-founder of the solar sail spacecraft development project Breakthrough Starshot and serves as one of its board members.
Zuckerberg attended Harvard University, where he launched the Facebook from his dormitory room in February 2004 with his roommates; Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.
Zuckerberg has been married to Priscilla Chan, a Chinese-American medical student he met at Harvard, since 2012. The longtime couple tied the knot one day after Facebook’s IPO. About 100 people gathered at the couple’s Palo Alto, California home for the ceremony.
|Date of birth and location||May 14, 1984, White Plains, New York, U.S.|
|Education||Harvard University (dropped out)|
|Occupation||Media proprietorinternet entrepreneurphilanthropist|
|Net worth||$128 billion|
|Title||Co-founder and CEO of Facebook|
Co-founder and co-CEO of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Co-founder and board member of Breakthrough Starshot
|Children||Maxima Chan Zuckerberg and August Chan Zuckerberg|
|Siblings||Randi Zuckerberg (sister)|
Donna Zuckerberg (sister)
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