Who is the new Twitter CEO? Elon Musk says he has picked his successor

Elon Musk states he has picked the new chief of Twitter and options to move down as CEO.

He did not identify who the new CEO will be but indicated that she is a girl.

“Excited to announce that I’ve a new CEO for X/Twitter. She will be setting up in ~6 weeks!,” Musk tweeted Thursday.

X refers to the new lawful entity that contains Twitter as very well as Musk’s ambitions to morph Twitter into a “super app.”

Citing individuals familiar with the condition, the Wall Avenue Journal documented that NBCUniversal’s advertising chief Linda Yaccarino is in talks to become CEO of Twitter. Yaccarino, a previous Trump political appointee, is revered in the advertising and marketing globe.

Considering that obtaining the social media platform six months ago, Musk has overseen mass layoffs, made written content moderation variations and altered the blue-check verification system.

Elon Musk's blue checkmark next to his name on a smartphone.

Last month Musk was interviewed onstage by Yaccarino at a conference hosted by digital internet marketing trade team MMA World-wide.

“It’s a train wreck occasionally,” Musk mentioned of managing Twitter.

Talking at an AdAge meeting in November, Yaccarino reported she wouldn’t wager versus Musk. “You’ve bought to give the person a minute,” she claimed.