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Indian American applies for Twitter CEO role

A native of Tamil Nadu, Ayyadurai has also behind the creation of, a portal dedicated to organizing content featuring the arts and culture of the state.

Shiva Ayyadurai (Image-Twitter/@va_shiva)

In the event of Elon Musk stepping down from the CEO post of Twitter and actively looking for a replacement, many people have expressed interest for the top job. The latest one to do so is Indian American V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai, who is credited for inventing "Email" in 1978, when he was just 14 years old.

Ayyadurai expressed an interest in taking over from Elon Musk in a tweet that seemed to be his application for the job. He mentioned in the tweet that he has four degrees from MIT and has developed seven high-tech companies.

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