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Twitter India Head Taranjeet Singh Quits, Balaji Krish New Interim Chief

Taranjeet Singh, who was elevated as Twitter's Nation Director for India in Might 2017, has determined to maneuver on.

In a sequence of tweets late on Tuesday, Singh introduced his resignation, saying that Balaji Krish, Twitter's World Head of Income Technique and Operations, will develop into the interim nation head.

"Hiya everybody, after 4 wonderful years, I’ve determined to maneuver on from @TwitterIndia – from being one of many first @Twitter workers in #India, to build up the gross sales staff from the bottom up, to main our enlargement and investments because the India Nation Director," Singh mentioned.

He was earlier main the cost for gross sales and advertising assist for Twitter's advertisers in India.

"India is one in every of our largest and quickest rising markets worldwide at this time. We’ve employed many Tweeps at @TwitterIndia, diversified our shopper base throughout the nation and proceed to be the heart beat of Indian society," Singh mentioned.

Earlier than becoming a member of Twitter, Singh was gross sales director, South Asia for BBC Promoting. Previous to the BBC, he held numerous positions at Outlook Publishing.

"I'll spend the following month transitioning my nation duties to colleague and buddy @BalajiKrish, our international head of income technique and operations.

"He's coming from the US to be interim nation lead till my substitute is employed," Singh knowledgeable.

Throughout his profession, he noticed the launch of "Twitter Lite", a extra accessible, quicker and reasonably priced technique to get real-time info.

In the case of Twitter's alignment with the federal government, the micro-blogging platform is working with the federal government on real-time citizen engagement by way of "Twitter Seva".

"As an India-first innovation, 'Twitter Seva' is presently being utilized by the Ministry of Commerce (@DIPPGOI), the Ministry of Railways (@RailMinIndia) and the Division of Telecommunications (@Dot_India) beneath the Ministry of Communication," Singh had mentioned in an IANS interview.

Twitter additionally explored new income streams and methods of innovation in India throughout Singh's profession.

"The launch of Twitter Knowledge' companies in APAC with Discovery Networks Asia Pacific as the primary shopper within the area is one such step and India is among the focus markets for this," Singh mentioned.

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