It has been just over six months since Elon Musk's contentious purchase of Twitter, and in that time he has selected a new chief executive.
Linda Yaccarino is an American media executive who previously serves as the Chairman of Advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal.
Linda Yaccarino was born on August 30, 1962, in North Bergen, New Jersey.
Linda Yaccarino received her undergraduate degree in communications from the State University of New York at Fredonia and her master's degree in communications from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Linda Yaccarino has had a successful career in the media industry. Prior to her current role as the Chairman of Global Advertising and Partnerships at NBCUniversal, she held various executive positions at Turner Broadcasting System and MTV Networks
The billionaire said Linda Yaccarino, the former head of advertising at NBCUniversal, would oversee business operations at the site, which has been struggling to make money.