Who could be Elon Musk’s successor at Twitter?

Mexico City – At the end of 2022, Elon Musk tweete that he would eventually step down as chief executive officer (or CEO). Social network Twitter, recently acquired by the South African tycoon. But so far there has been no official word on who Musk’s replacement might. After almost three months at the helm of Twitter. If the replacement happens, the owner of companies such as Tesla and SpaceX would go on to oversee the company’s server and software operations.

He made this known after taking a poll on his Twitter account, where 57.5 percent of the votes called for his resignation as CEO.

Who could be Elon Musk’s successor at Twitter?

I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone dumb enough to take the job!” he replie. Despite the tone of his comment, his eventual resignation as CEO is considered likely by international media, which has led to speculation about his possible replacement.

On this, an opinion piece in The Verge lists some of the possible replacements and points to Sheryl Sandberg, former COO at Meta, as the most likely. Also Emmett Shear, co-founder and CEO of Twitch, although his lack of experience in venture capital firms could rule him out as a candidate. Thirdly, the author of the article mentions Vanessa Pappas, COO at TikTok, as there are rumours that she might resign from TikTok.

Who could be Elon Musk’s successor at Twitter?

Other international media also mention Jared Kushner, former US presidential adviser and Donald Trump’s son-in-law, after his photograph with Musk at the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Sriram Krishnan, an Indian technocrat who already works with Musk after the acquisition of Twitter, is also a possible successor, with previous work experience also at Meta and Microsoft. David Sacks, a technology investor and podcaster, is also mentioned as having previously worked with Musk at PayPal.

After buying the company, Musk has made several controversial decisions, which have cost the company the loss of its major advertisers. Among the most notable decisions was the dismissal of more than half of the workforce. Also the impersonation of accounts of large companies during the initial implementation of Twitter Blue verification, as well as the suspension of journalists’ accounts for alleged doxxing.

No official information is yet available, but tech analysts consider the replacement of Elon Musk as CEO of Twitter to be inevitable. This would hopefully improve the platform’s situation, now in trouble after the South African tycoon’s takeover.