Twitter names Fei-Fei Li to board of directors - MarketWatch

  • 13 May 2020

Twitter, Inc. TWTR, -0.80% on Monday named Dr. Fei-Fei Li to its board of directors as a new independent director, effective immediately. The artificial intelligence expert previously had stints at Stanford University and Alphabet Inc.'s GOOGL, +1.39% GOOG, +1.07% Google. "With unparalleled expertise in engineering, computer science and artificial intelligence, Fei-Fei brings relevant perspectives to the Board as Twitter continues to utilize technology to improve our service and achieve our long-term objectives," Twitter Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani said in a statement. Twitter shares have dropped 19% over the last 12 months, while the broader S&P 500 index SPX, +0.01% has improved 4.2% over the last year.

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