Twitter leadership team
LEADERSHIP / EXECUTIVE TEAM + BOARD OF DIRECTORS
VP, Design and User Research
GM, Revenue Product and Engineering
EXECUTIVE TEAM / BIOGRAPHIES
Chief Executive Officer
Jack Dorsey co-founded Twitter, Inc. in 2006 and returned as Chief Executive Officer in September 2015. Jack also co-founded Square, where he serves as CEO and Chairman.
Jack also serves on the Board of The Walt Disney Company.
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer
Anthony is Chief Operating Officer at Twitter, overseeing the company’s business operations and revenue generating organizations, including global advertising sales, global partnerships, business development, live content, data, revenue product, and MoPub.
Since July 2014, Anthony has also served as Twitter’s Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Twitter, Anthony served in various roles at Goldman Sachs, including as partner and the Head of the Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking Group. Anthony has also worked as Chief Financial Officer of the National Football League.
Anthony holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy and an M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Vijaya Gadde (VIJ-ee-yah GAD-ee) is Twitter’s General Counsel, leading the company’s legal, trust and safety, and public policy teams. She previously served as a Legal Director at Twitter, where she managed the international and corporate legal teams. Prior to joining Twitter in 2011, Vijaya was Senior Director, Legal at Juniper Networks; previously, for nearly a decade, she was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. While at WSGR, Vijaya acted as counsel to the New York Stock Exchange’s Proxy Working Group and Committee on Corporate Governance.
Vijaya earned a J.D. from New York University School of Law and a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.
Chief Marketing Officer
Leslie is Chief Marketing Officer, responsible for Twitter’s global consumer, product, and sales marketing and communications.
Prior to joining the company in 2016, she was Executive Vice President, Global Advertising, Marketing & Digital Partnerships at American Express. Having joined American Express in 2005, Leslie led a global team responsible for creating marketplace demand and driving commerce through differentiated products, marketing, and customer experiences globally. As a member of the company’s global management team, Leslie oversaw advertising, media, sponsorships, content, brand identity, and digital partnerships. Earlier in her career, Leslie led PR and online communications strategies for global brands on the agency side.
Leslie earned a B.S. from Boston University’s College of Communications.
Chief Accounting Officer
Robert is Chief Accounting Officer, overseeing Twitter’s controllership function, international controllership, and corporate tax. Prior to joining Twitter, Robert was a Partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he had more than 25 years of service, and served as the lead audit partner on several large global public technology and hospitality clients. While at Deloitte, he developed a strong international background, built and led large cross-functional teams, supported complex capital market transactions, and led several national audit initiatives. He also served as the Chief of Staff to the CEO of Deloitte & Touche LLP.
Robert has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School, an MS in Accounting from the University of Hartford, and a B.A. from Hamilton College.
General Manager, Consumer Product and Engineering
Ed Ho is the General Manager of Twitter’s Consumer Product and Engineering Group, where he leads the team responsible for developing and operating the Twitter product. He has held engineering positions at Google, Yahoo!, IBM’s Almaden Research Center, and Sony U.S. Research Labs. At Yahoo, he was a co-inventor of the Yahoo! Pipes product. Subsequently, he worked for Google for five years as a Staff Software Engineer and Director of Product Management, leading the development of multiple social products. After leaving Google in 2012, he co-founded and was CTO of Cover (www.coverscreen.com). Cover was acquired by Twitter in 2014.
Ed holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from East Tennessee State University.
General Manager, Video
Kayvon Beykpour leads video product, overseeing live content, video and Periscope, a live video platform which he co-founded where people can create, watch, discover and share live video.
Prior to Periscope, he co-founded TerriblyClever Design LLC, a software company that was sold to Blackboard Inc. Following the acquisition, Kayvon led Blackboard’s mobile division for four years where he grew its team from five to more than one hundred employees and helped the company become one of the most downloaded apps in the education industry.
Kayvon attended Stanford and graduated with a degree in computer science.
Vice President, Design and User Research
Grace is Vice President of Design and User Research at Twitter and leads its consumer and business-facing product design and research efforts. Prior to joining Twitter in 2011, Grace was a Principal Research Manager at Adobe Systems where she spent nine years overseeing research teams in both User Experience and Marketing. Grace was a founding member of the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom team and regularly partnered with Adobe’s Entrepreneurs in Residence to identify promising new business opportunities. Early in her career, Grace spent several years at Sapient conducting international research for numerous global brands.
Grace holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wellesley College and a Masters degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was a Patricia Roberts Harris Fellow.
General Manager, Revenue Product and Engineering
Bruce is the General Manager of Revenue Product, overseeing the strategy and execution of advertising products for marketers on Twitter. For over two decades, Bruce Falck has built a deep understanding of monetization and digital advertising. He was most recently CEO of Turn which sold to Singtel/Amobee. Prior to Turn he was COO of BrightRoll, the leading Programmatic Video Ads platform which sold to Yahoo. He also spent 8 years at Google, where he helped build and lead multiple billion-dollar-plus advertising businesses including the Google Display Network, DoubleClick Bid Manager [DBM], and Google’s Advertising Exchange.
Bruce graduated from Stellenbosch University in South Africa with a degree in Computer Science.
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, PepsiCo, Inc.
Martha Lane Fox
Founder and Chairperson, doteveryone.org.uk; Chairperson, MakieLab; Crossbench Peer
in House of Lords
Debra L. Lee
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BET Networks
CEO, 1stdibs.com, Inc.