Twitter Platform Director Ryan Sarver Is Flying The Coop

Twitter platform director Ryan Sarver has announced that he is leaving the company.

Interested in the position? (Twitter is already looking.) Sarver leaves big shoes to fill.

The job listing Twitter posted details the responsibilities and requirements of the role, with the following intro:

“As the Director, Platform Partnerships, you will lead the team of platform relations managers, developer advocates, platform growth managers, and partner engineers on a global basis. You will work cross-functionally with a variety of different teams within Twitter such as product, engineering, analytics, sales and business development. You will be leading a team focused on driving the success and adoption of Twitter’s most important platform products such as Twitter Cards, Twitter for Websites, Twitter APIs, Ads API, the Vine Platform, our mobile platform and much more.”

No pressure or anything.

An inkling of the intensity of the position comes in Sarver’s goodbye tweet:


Note the last bit: “No plans but rest.”

Sarver accomplished a lot during his four-year tenure, from a Twitter design overhaul to the rollout of promoted tweets. Best of luck to him!

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