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Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly has quit the company after spending four years at the popular social media platform.
Jaitly took to Twitter to announce his exit from the company. His tweet reads: "Today, after 4 years of user/business momentum in India & the region, I'm sharing my intention to move on to new opportunities, same mission."
Today, after 4 years of user/business momentum in India & the region, I’m sharing my intention to move on to new opportunities, same mission— Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) November 1, 2016
Jaitly, who played a key role in expanding the company's operations in India, further said, “Leading Twitter India and expanding @TwitterMedia across Asia Pacific and Middle East was "leadership experience of a lifetime".
Jaitly has not revealed as to where he is heading next. He only said, "a personal/civic calling takes me to Chicago, I'll spend significant time in India/Asia, drawing on my past to further tech's promise".
While a personal/civic calling takes me to Chicago, I’ll spend significant time in India/Asia, drawing on my past to further tech's promise.— Rishi Jaitly (@rsjaitly) November 1, 2016
The former Google executive added that he intends to devote himself to "building bridges in service of my mission".
Jaitly has also been associated with Knight Foundation and College Summit and was co-founder and CEO of Michigan Corps.
When contacted, a Twitter India spokesperson said: "We thank Rishi Jaitly for his contributions, entrepreneurship and leadership over the past four years at Twitter. He was our first person on the ground to bring Twitter into the high-growth Indian market".
"There will be a smooth transition as his last day is in late November after which he will move back to the US," the spokesperson added.
(WION with inputs from PTI)