Twitter Hires Stephen Mcintyre And Shailesh Rao, Googlers For International Advertising Expansion

Posted on Feb 23 2012 - 11:42am by Editorial Staff

The micro-blogging giant in a lead to increase its ups more aggressively into international markets with an expansion in advertising, Twitter has hired two high-profile Google executives – Stephen Mcintyre and Shailesh Rao – Mcintyre has joined the micro-blogging giant as a director of online sales and operations, which is its self-serve product debuting in March for the small businesses – he earlier working with Google on international self-serve ads team based in Ireland – his new position itself is based in Dublin, Ireland.

Rao who most recently worked with the search giant as a head of Google’s display ads business for Asia will be joining Twitter as Vice President of international revenue and will be starting in April in San Francisco – in his new position he will be heading direct sales operations in the regions and countries where Twitter is ready to monetize.

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