Twitter Adds Bret Taylor, Former CTO At Facebook, To Its Board

Bret Taylor, former chief technology officer at Facebook Inc. , has joined Twitter Inc.'s board of directors, the company said Tuesday. Taylor, who is currently the chief executive of Quip, a productivity company, also previously worked at Alphabet Inc. , where he was the co-creator of Google Maps. "Bret brings to our board a great mind for consumer products and technologies that will be invaluable to the company as we execute our plans for 2016 and beyond," Omid Kordestani, Twitter's executive chairman, said in a release.

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