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Elon Musk will resign as Twitter CEO when he finds ‘someone stupid enough to take the job’



Elon Musk said Tuesday that he plans to stay on as Twitter’s CEO until he finds someone willing to replace him in the job.

Musk’s announcement comes after millions Twitter Users asked him to resign in an unscientific poll created by the billionaire himself and promised to comply.

“I will resign as CEO as soon as I find someone stupid enough to take the job!” Musk tweeted. “After that, I will just run the software team and the server.”

Since taking over San Francisco-based Twitter in late October, Musk’s position as CEO has been marked quickly promulgate regulations and policies are often withdrawn or changed shortly after being made public.

He also has alienated some investors in his electric car company Tesla who is concerned that Twitter is attracting too much of his attention.

Some of Musk’s actions have upset Twitter advertisers and turned users off. These include lay off half of Twitter’s workforce, waive content moderation contract and Disbanding a trusted and secure advisory board which the company founded in 2016 to tackle hate speech, child exploitation, suicide, self-harm and other issues on the platform.

Musk, who also directs space rocket company, has previously acknowledged how difficult it will be to find someone to take over as Twitter CEO.

Speaking to his Twitter followers last Sunday, he said his replacement “had to suffer a lot” to run a company he said was “on the verge of bankruptcy.” .

“Nobody wants the job that can actually keep Twitter alive. No successor,” Musk wrote on Twitter.

As things settle, Musk will still maintain overwhelming influence over the platform as its owner. He Fire the company’s board of directors immediately after taking control.

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