Twitter Reportedly Hires Google’s Christian Oestlien To Lead International Growth

Christian-Oestlien-LinkedInGoogle’s display advertising product management director is jumping to Twitter, according to All Things D. Christian Oestlien is reportedly being tapped to head up international growth for Twitter. He’ll take the role of senior director of growth and international and report to Twitter vice president of product, Michael Sippey.

Oestlien has been at Google for seven years, most recently working on Google+ ads in addition to display ads. According to the report, Oestlien will be tasked with growing Twitter’s international user base and engagement as the company escalates preparations for an initial public offering. Many predict an IPO in early 2014.

Neither company has commented on the report. Oestlien’s Twitter and LinkedIn profiles still say he is at Google.

(Image: Christian Oestlien, LinkedIn)

Related Topics: Channel: Social Media Marketing | Google | Twitter | Twitter: Business Issues

Sponsored


About The Author: writes about paid online marketing topics including paid search, paid social, display and retargeting. Beyond Search Engine Land, Ginny provides search marketing and demand generation advice for ecommerce companies. She can be found on Twitter as @ginnymarvin.

Connect with the author via: Email | Twitter



Marketing Day:

Get the top marketing stories daily!  

Share

Other ways to share:
 

Read before commenting! We welcome constructive comments and allow any that meet our common sense criteria. This means being respectful and polite to others. It means providing helpful information that contributes to a story or discussion. It means leaving links only that substantially add further to a discussion. Comments using foul language, being disrespectful to others or otherwise violating what we believe are common sense standards of discussion will be deleted. You can read more about our comments policy here.

Comments are closed.

Get Our News, Everywhere!

Daily Email:

Follow Marketing Land on Twitter @marketingland Like Marketing Land on Facebook Follow Marketing Land on Google+ Subscribe to Our Feed! Join our LinkedIn Group Check out our Tumblr! See us on Pinterest

 
 

Click to watch SMX conference video

Join us at one of our SMX or MarTech events:

United States

Europe

Australia & China

Learn more about: SMX | MarTech


Free Daily Marketing News!

Marketing Day is a once-per-day newsletter update - sign up below and get the news delivered to you!