Twitter COO Adam Bain Steps Down

Twitter COO Adam Bain Steps Down

Twitter’s Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain announced in a series of tweets that he is leaving the company after six years at the company.

ERIN MARY Doyle
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Bain was overseeing the company’s business operations as well as its worldwide monetization efforts and advertising platform. He previously served as Twitter’s President of Global Revenue and Partnerships. Prior to joining Twitter in 2010, Adam was President of the Fox Audience Network (FAN), a role in which he oversaw a division that includes one of the web’s largest advertising platforms and a team dedicated to monetizing News Corporation’s web properties and hundreds of third-party online publishers.

Previously, Bain served as Fox Interactive Media’s original Chief Technology Officer, and helped spearhead acquisitions of MySpace, IGN, Photobucket, and Scout Media. He began his career with News Corp running the technology and product divisions at FOXSports.com, and previously served in several roles within the online news industry, including stints at latimes.com and Cleveland.com. In September 2012, Adam was listed as #1 in “AdWeek’s 50” ranking of indispensable industry talent. He serves on the board of the Ad Council and is a member of their Executive Committee.

The CFO Anthony Noto will replace Bain in the COO position.

Bain’s announcement: