This comes because the San-Francisco based mostly agency is on the receiving finish of the Indian authorities over a difficulty of blocking and unblocking sure handles tweeting about farmer protests.
Sources stated that the chief — who continues to steer the conversations with the federal government — Mahima Kaul’s stepping down just isn’t associated to the latest controversy.
Monique Meche, VP, Public Coverage, Twitter stated in an announcement “At first of this yr, Mahima Kaul determined to step down from her position as Twitter Public Coverage Director for India and South Asia to take a well-deserved break. It’s a loss for all of us at Twitter, however after greater than 5 years within the position we respect her want to concentrate on crucial folks and relationships in her private life.” Kaul will proceed in her position until the tip of March and can help the transition, Meche added.
“The Public Coverage crew acts as Twitter’s ambassadors to authorities policymakers, regulators, and civil society teams on public coverage points. We concentrate on addressing points corresponding to advocating for an Open Web, freedom of expression, privateness, on-line security, web neutrality, and information safety to advance the pursuits of Twitter and our prospects. As well as, we function the #TwitterForGood crew and supply steering, assets, and help for Twitter’s Company Social Duty mission,” the corporate stated in its job description on LinkedIn.
“As Twitter’s public coverage lead based mostly in India, this you’ll drive and help improvement and advocacy of public coverage options to urgent excessive expertise points. Particularly, you’ll handle and construct a crew of public coverage and philanthropy specialists to guard and advance Twitter’s pursuits in India, it added amongst different key performing areas.