Two senior executives were fired in the latest twist of turmoil at Twitter, which has been rocked by Elon Musk’s planned acquisition.
After seven years as a general manager on Twitter, Kayvon Beykpour is leaving.
“After telling me that he wanted to take the team in a different direction, CEO Parag Agrawal asked me to leave,”
Interrupting my paternity leave to share some final @twitter-related news: I’m leaving the company after over 7 years.
— Kayvon Beykpour (@kayvz) May 12, 2022
The company announced that it is halting most employment except for critical posts “to ensure we are being responsible and efficient.”
In a statement, Twitter said, “To be sure that we are being thoughtful and efficient, we are cutting back on non-labor expenses.”