Nov 8, 2022

Sriram Krishnan: The Indian-American 'helping' Elon Musk run Twitter

They appear to include Sriram Krishnan, an Indian-origin software engineer and former Twitter executive who left the company last year. It is not immediately clear in what capacity Mr Krishnan will be joining Twitter - the BBC contacted him for comment, but he said he "Can't help right now with anything Twitter-related". In a 2021 interview with Marina Mogilko, who runs a YouTube channel called Silicon Valley Girl, Mr Krishnan said he and his wife Aarthi Ramamurthy first got to know Mr Musk when he helped with "Something Twitter-related" a few years ago and that they "Built a relationship through that". There's speculation that Mr Musk might have got Mr Krishnan - a cryptocurrency expert - on board to integrate his doge bitcoin with Twitter. Whether Mr Krishnan will become the next "Technoking" of Twitter or not, interesting times lie ahead for the social platform - and Mr Krishnan could be right in the middle of it.

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