Linda Yaccarino as new CEO of Twitter claim sparks online dissent over WEF role

Elon Musk has announced that he has found Twitter’s new CEO and it is rumored to be Linda Yaccarino. The latter currently heads advertising and partnerships for NBCUniversal. It is important to note that the Tesla founder has not officially announced that she will be taking over the social networking sites. However, several news publications including The Wall Street Journal have reported on the same. In light of the recent speculation, it seems like netizens are not pleased with the choice due to her past work at the World Economic Forum.


On May 12, Elon Musk took to his official Twitter account to announce that he has hired a new CEO who will be starting in the next six weeks. He also added that he “will transition to being exec chair & CTO, overseeing product, software & sysops.”