Let the guessing game begin! Elon Musk’s cryptic Twitter CEO tweet drives speculation — and plenty of joke theories

Elon Musk’s coy tweet about Twitter’s next CEO sparked some wacky takes.
Elon Musk offered few clues about Twitter’s next CEO, besides that “she” will take over in weeks.
The cryptic post drove plenty of people on Musk’s platform to suggest possible contenders.
Observers shared theories about seasoned executives and jokes about famed scammers.

Who is Twitter’s mysterious unnamed CEO?

That’s the question that set the social network ablaze with open speculation, some legitimate reporting, and oh-so-many jokes.

It all started on Thursday when Musk tweeted that he had hired a new CEO and “She will be starting in ~6 weeks!”

Twitter users quickly chimed in, with the theories ranging from plausible to kooky.

One serious guess came from tech journalist Kara Swisher, who laid out her case and observations in a Twitter thread. NBCUniversal executive Linda Yaccarino was her “first best guess,” Swisher tweeted, calling her an “Ad powerhouse and well liked.” 

—Kara Swisher (@karaswisher) May 11,…

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This article was written by Sindhu Sundar and originally published on www.businessinsider.com