Twitter COO Steps Down As Company's Growth Stalls
Twitter Chief Operating Officer Ali Rowghani abruptly resigned this week following reports the social media company's executive team is undergoing a shake-up and Rowghani had clashed with CEO Dick Costolo. The dissension reportedly stems from Twitter's inability to grow its user base.
Twitter announced the changes in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, saying Twitter will retain Rowghani as an adviser to Costolo. Rowghani, appropriately enough, announced his resignation in a tweet: "Goodbye Twitter. It's been an amazing ride, and I will cherish the memories."