Twitter's newest board member once belonged to the C-suite of its much bigger competitor.
The social network announced Tuesday that Bret Taylor, former Facebook chief technology officer and CEO of productivity software startup Quip, will join its board of directors as its ninth member.
Taylor, who is also credited with co-creating Google Maps before joining Facebook, offers a product and engineering know-how the board largely lacks at the moment.
"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," said Twitter's executive chairman, Omid Kordestani, in a press release statement. Read more...