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Twitter India brings in Samiran Gupta as public policy head

Gupta was earlier with ICANN as head of stakeholder engagement, South Asia.

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Mumbai: Twitter India has announced the appointment of public policy veteran Samiran Gupta as head - public policy and philanthropy, India and South Asia. 

Gupta is an experienced public policy and stakeholder engagement leader. He has over 30 years of experience, much of which has been spent in assisting corporations set up industrial and services activities. His strengths lie in leadership roles linking business and public affairs skills to corporate strategy.

Prior to joining Twitter, Gupta was with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) as head of stakeholder engagement, South Asia.

Announcing Gupta’s appointment on the microblogging platform, Twitter’s senior director public policy & philanthropy, APAC, Kathleen Reen said, “Pleased to welcome @Samiran01 to @Twitter to lead our public @Policy & philanthropy efforts in India & S Asia. A deeply respected leader in public affairs & tech policy, we’re excited Samiran joins our journey toward an inclusive & open Internet that empowers public conversation.”

“Thrilled to join Twitter to lead the Public Policy team’s work and engage with govts, NGOs, and partners in India & South Asia. Can’t wait to get started with the incredible Policy team and contribute towards an Internet that is a global force for good,” replied Gupta.

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