Twitter adds former Facebook CTO Bret Taylor to its board
Twitter announced today that Bret Taylor is joining its board of directors.
Taylor is best-known as one of the founders of social networking startup FriendFeed — and then as the chief technology officer of Facebook, which acquired FriendFeed in 2009. After departing Facebook three years later, he became co-founder and CEO at mobile word processing company Quip.
News!: @btaylor is joining the Twitter Board! Bret brings world class experience, insight, & thoughtfulness around building social services.
— Jack (@jack) July 5, 2016
“Bret brings to our Board a great mind for consumer products and technologies that will be invaluable to the company as we execute our plans for 2016 and beyond,” said board chairman Omid Kordestani in a press release. “His skills also complement those of our other recent Board additions, who bring expertise in finance, media, and entrepreneurship.”
— Bret Taylor (@btaylor) July 5, 2016