The Vice-President for Asia Pacific & Middle East North Africa has called it a day after a four-year stint with the microblogging site
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 1, 2016
Rishi Jaitly, Vice-President, Asia Pacific & Middle East North Africa, Twitter, has called it a day after a four-year stint with the microblogging site. He was leading the Twitter teams across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, driving strategic partnerships with news, government, entertainment, sports, TV industries, and others in the mass/emerging media landscape. Jaitly took to Twitter to announce his move in a series of tweets.
Today, after 4 years of user/business momentum in India & the region, I’m sharing my intention to move on to new opportunities, same mission — Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) November 1, 2016
My mission remains the same: harness tech/media’s scale to connect users/citizens to their voice/agency/leadership in places they care about— Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) November 1, 2016
Jaitly would be moving to Chicago but would spend significant time in India/Asia according to his one of his tweets.
While a personal/civic calling takes me to Chicago, I’ll spend significant time in India/Asia, drawing on my past to further tech's promise. — Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) November 1, 2016
Jaitly had joined Twitter in November 2012 as India Market Director with a mandate to expand the platform in India. He was elevated to the Vice-President role in August last year.
With about 12 years of experience, Jaitly has in the past worked with Google India, Michigan Corps and Knight Foundation.