Elon Musk says US benefits greatly from Indian techies

Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said that the US benefits greatly from India’s talent.

Twitter CTO Parag Agrawal, alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), will take over from Jack Dorsey as the CEO of Twitter in 2022.

“Deep gratitude for Jack and our entire team, and so much excitement for the future. Here’s the note I sent to the company. Thank you all for your trust and support,” Agrawal tweeted.

Soon after this news became viral, a discussion on how the CEOs of some of the biggest companies are Indian-born. Tesla and SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk said that the US benefits greatly from India’s talent.

We are not sure if this tweet is related to a recent setback by the Indian Government to Elon Musk, but we’d like to point out that the Government of India has issued a warning to citizens not to sign up for Elon Musk’s satellite broadband service. According to the Ministry of Communication, Elon Musk’s SpaceX does not have a license to provide broadband internet services in India.

Google and Alphabet CEO Sunder Pichai also congratulated Parag Agarwal. “Wishing you the very best ahead Jack, and congrats Parag and Bret- excited for Twitter’s future!,” Pichai tweeted.

Mahindra Group chairperson and Padma awardee Anand Mahindra tweeted, “This is one pandemic that we are happy and proud to say originated in India. It’s the Indian CEO virus….. No vaccine against it. ”

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