Weibo and social networking service Twitter announced plans on Tuesday to expand the Indian engineering team, which is known as the priority market and one of the fastest growing markets in the world.
As part of these plans, the company announced the appointment of Apurva Dalal as the director of engineering. He has more than two decades of engineering experience in global organizations such as Uber, Google, and eBay.
He finally served as the head of the engineering site for Uber Bengaluru. Apurva is now the most senior member of the country’s Twitter engineering team.
He will be based in Bangalore and will be responsible for enhancing the company’s engineering capabilities and products for local and global audiences.
Expanding the team at Twitter India is in line with the company’s overall belief that having more employees on Twitter, living and working in places that represent all views and cultures, and sharing the local context about these conversations will help Twitter become more Good service and company.
Through its commitment to hiring and cultivating local engineering and technical talents, Twitter India stated that it will play an important role in the company’s process of becoming the world’s most diverse, inclusive and accessible technology company.
The Bangalore engineering team has developed rapidly in the past two years and will continue to work to provide new and old users with more daily practical tools, whose functions include product development, research and design, as well as data science and machine learning.
The company’s commitment to improving India’s engineering capabilities is part of the company’s broader goal of increasing the speed of development, which includes laying a solid foundation for its products. This is what the core team in Bangalore will focus on.
Nick Caldwell, vice president of engineering, said Twitter is committed to building truly global, inclusive and accessible products.
He said: “We are happy to bring some of the best and cutting-edge engineering work on the global Internet platform to India, which is not only a priority market for Twitter, but also a hub for world-class engineering talent,” in a statement.
Manish Maheshwari, managing director of Twitter India, said that India has always been a priority market for Twitter and has brought considerable growth to the company.
“The convertible daily active Twitter users (mDAU) of Twitter in India in the fourth quarter of 2020 increased by 74% year-on-year. In order to expand our reach and build services that are truly suitable for Indians and Indians, we are investing in expanding our The country’s engineering team.”
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