Sriram Krishnan: The Indian techie helping
Elon Musk with Twitter

American investor and partner Sriram Krishnan is an Indian techie who is currently helping Elon Musk with Twitter. 

But, who is he?

Elon Musk takes Indian techie’s help

Sriram Krishnan made headlines after tweeting that he will be helping out Elon Musk with setting up new operations at Twitter after the $44 billion takeover

Sriram Krishnan -
Mystery Man

He wrote, “Now that the word is out: I’m helping out Elon Musk with Twitter temporarily with some other great people. I ( and a16z) believe this is a hugely important company and can have great impact on the world and Elon is the person to make it happen.”

Sriram’s Tweet Created Waves

Born in Chennai, Sriram, studied IT at SRM Engineering College, Anna University. He graduated in 2005 and later moved to the US.

Sriram Krishnan - The Chennai Boy

-Started working with Microsoft in 2007 as a program manager 

-Moved to Facebook, joined Facebook Audience Network

-Worked with Snapchat’s ad tech platform

Sriram’s Professional Life

-Joined Twitter as senior director of product

-Helped developing core user experience

-Redesigned home page and events experience

Sriram’s role at Twitter

-Born in Chennai, his father worked with insurance firm while his mother was a homemaker

-He met his wife, Aarthi Ramamurthy, at SRM college in 2003

Sriram Krishnan’s Personal Life

-Launched Clubhouse talk about start-ups, venture capitalism and crypto

-In 2022, The Good Time Show moved to YouTube 

-His show featured Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, Kanye West and other famous faces

Sriram Krishnan’s Rise
To Prominence

With most of the key Twitter officials, including CEO Parag Agrawal and CFO Ned Segal, being ousted, it is yet to be seen what will be the new set of roles and responsibilities for this Kerala-based techie in Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters 

What's Next
For Krishnan

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