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Potential CEO Change at Twitter: Linda Yaccarino In The Spotlight

Farzana Patowari

Image Credits: Linda Yaccarino/Instagram

Recent news from Elon Musk has sparked speculations about a new CEO for Twitter, with rumors suggesting that Linda Yaccarino could be taking over in six weeks. Although no official announcement has been made, here's everything you need to know about her:

Image Credits: Linda Yaccarino/Instagram

The Musk ConnectionAbout a month ago, Yaccarino interviewed Elon Musk at a Miami conference, which seems to have caught Musk's attention. As the Chairperson for Global Advertising and Advertising at NBC Universal, Yaccarino has expressed her aspirations of becoming a CEO  someday.

Image Credits: Linda Yaccarino/Instagram

Educational BackgroundYaccarino pursued her education at Penn State University, where she earned a degree in liberal arts and telecommunications between 1981 and 1985. Eager to kickstart her career, she wasted no time in entering the professional world.

Image Credits: Linda Yaccarino/Instagram

Key Role in Peacock Yaccarino's influence was particularly prominent during the launch of NBC Universal's OTT video streaming service, Peacock, in 2020. Serving as the Chairman of advertising and client partnerships at that time, she played a pivotal role in facilitating its success.