San Francisco: Back to Twitter. Elon Musk is stepping down from running the microblogging company. The Tesla boss himself said on Wednesday, He will no longer be CEO of Twitter. In his place, Twitter found someone to run the company. After a few weeks, there are reports that he will take over Twitter. Twitter owner Elon Musk says NBCUniversal executive Linda Icarino is in talks to take over as Twitter’s CEO. Despite stepping down as CEO, Elon Musk won’t completely relinquish control of Twitter. He will serve as the chief technologist of the organization.
On Thursday, Twitter CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet that Twitter has a new CEO. He will take charge in the next six weeks. However, Musk did not say anything about who the new CEO will be. Later, Linda Iaccarino, head of advertising at NBC Universal Media, will take over, Twitter insiders said. However, there was no response from the company.
I am pleased to announce that I have appointed a new CEO for X/Twitter. He starts in ~6 weeks!
My role will change to Executive Head & CTO, overseeing product, software and sysops.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) May 11, 2023
In this case, Elon Musk bought the Twitter company in April last year for 4 thousand 4 billion dollars. He took over as the CEO of the company last October. However, Musk said at the time that he would serve as Twitter’s CEO for a limited period of time. He will step down as CEO only after making necessary changes to improve the company. Even after taking over as the company’s CEO, he complained of being “overworked”.
Last December, Elon Musk created a poll on Twitter questioning whether he should stay on as CEO. 57.5 percent of Twitter users said Elon Musk should step down as Twitter CEO.