Twitter is abuzz with the news that a female executive is set to replace Elon Musk as the new CEO of Twitter. According to sources, the woman in question is Linda Yaccarino, NBC Universal’s head of advertising. In this article, we will discuss Linda Yaccarino’s age, net worth, salary, education, and qualification, as well as her experience and background.
Who is Linda Yaccarino?
Linda Yaccarino is an American advertising executive and NBC Universal’s head of advertising. She was born in 1963 in New York, US. Yaccarino’s parents are Father Bob and Mother Isabel. She is married to Claude Peter Madrazo and has an Instagram account @lindayacc. She is 60 years old and has a net worth of $32 million. She is a Christian by religion, but her qualification and education are not publicly known.
Elon Musk’s announcement
Billionaire Elon Musk recently took to Twitter to announce that he has hired a new CEO for X/Twitter. He did not reveal the name of the person he had chosen for the role, but according to the Wall Street Journal, it is Linda Yaccarino. Musk said that the new CEO will take charge in about six weeks, marking his new role as executive chair and CTO. He declared that he will be overseeing products, software, and systems in the foreseeable future.
Linda Yaccarino’s background
Linda Yaccarino has been working at Comcast’s CMCSSA and NBC Universal for more than a decade. She is a top advertising sales executive at NBC Universal and has been an industry advocate in finding better ways to measure advertising’s effectiveness. She oversees global, national, and local sales, partnerships, marketing, ad tech, data, measurement, and strategic initiatives, according to her bio. Her team has generated more than $100 billion in ad sales.
Linda Yaccarino’s net worth and salary
Linda Yaccarino’s net worth is $32 million, according to various sources. She earns an annual salary of $4 million, making her one of the highest-paid executives in the advertising industry.
The Blue Tick Fiasco
A few days back, Twitter was in the headlines as several celebrities lost their blue tick from their accounts. The blue tick served as a way of protecting well-known individuals from impersonation and tackling false information. On April 1, the winding down legacy verified program and removing the legacy verified checkmark began. Users are requested to keep their blue checkmark on Twitter, and individuals can sign up for Twitter Blue. Twitter first introduced the blue check mark system in 2009 to help users identify that celebrities, politicians, companies and brands news organizations, and other accounts of public interest were genuine and not imposters or parody accounts. The company didn’t previously charge for verification.
Twitter to Allow Media Publishers to Charge Users
Following this ‘blue tick’ fiasco, Musk announced on April 30 that Twitter will allow media publishers to charge users on a per-article basis with one click from May.
Linda Yaccarino is a highly experienced advertising executive who is set to become the new CEO of Twitter, replacing Elon Musk. She has been working at Comcast’s CMCSSA and NBC Universal for over a decade, and her team has generated more than $100 billion in ad sales. She is one of the highest-paid executives in the advertising industry, with an annual salary of $4 million. Despite her high profile, her education and qualification remain a mystery.