Who is Vijaya Gadde?
Vijaya Gadde is an Indian born American Chief Legal Officer and Secretary at Twitter Inc. She serves as the global lead for legal, policy, and trust & safety at Twitter.
Gadde who was born in India moved to Beaumont, Texas with her family when she was only three years old. She graduated with a BS in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University in 1997 and then received her J.D. from New York University’s law school in 2000.
Prior to joining Twitter in 2011, she worked at the Silicon Valley law firm Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rodati for nearly a decade (WSGR). She then spent time as Senior Director in the legal department of Silicon Valley technological firm Jupiter Networks. During her time at WSGR, she worked on the 2006 $4.1 billion McClatchy Co-Knight Ridder Inc. acquisition and acted as a counsel to the NYSE’s proxy working group and Committee on Corporate Governance.
Gadde joined Twitter in 2011 and served as the Legal Director for corporate and International issues at the company from July 2011 to August 2013. After that, she served as a General Counsel and Secretary of Twitter until 2018. Since 2018, she manages Twitter’s corporate and International legal work.
Vijaya Gadde Net Worth
According to her Bloomberg, her salary is $908,060 per year. In 2014, she sold 13,346 of her shares for $33.77 in 2014 which means she received $451,000. She still has about 848,296 shares today. Calculating her shares based on today’s Twitter share price, she would get $26,297,176.
Calculating all those figures we can say that Vijaya Gadde’s net worth is above $30 million.