Twitter appoints former Facebook executive Sriram Krishnan as Senior Director

Micro-blogging website Twitterhas appointed Indian-born Sriram Krishnan as Senior Director of Product. Krishnan has previously worked with Facebook and Snapchat.

“I’m going to be joining Twitter and become a part of #theflock to work with the fantastic product team there,” Krishnan tweeted.

Expressing his excitement, Krishnan said that he could not wait to work with Twitter’s top executives. October 2 would be his first day at the Twitter office.

So so so so so so excited to have you Sriram! Welcome home,” tweeted Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey late on Monday.

“At Facebook, he helped build the company’s ad network, Audience Network; at Snap, he helped build out the company’s ads API,” Recode reported on Tuesday.

Sriram Krishnan would be responsible for core features inside the Twitter app, including timeline, direct messaging and search.

He would report to Keith Coleman, Twitter’s Vice President of Product.

Krishnan left Facebook in February 2016 to help lead advertising efforts at Snapchat’s parent company Snap. He quit Snap in February.

At Facebook, he led “Facebook Audience Network” to take on Google.

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