Elon Musk Would've Been Twitter's Corporate Governance Nightmare
When Elon Musk turned down a seat on Twitter's board of directors, it turned many heads. Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, among others, faced criticism when the idea was first proposed, and may have dodged a bullet with Musk's rejection.
“I don’t actually think you can continue in a corporate governance role to just advocate for free speech at all costs,” said Ann Skeet, senior director at Santa Clara University’s Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
“I don't think [Agrawal] would just slip that in without having thought about it in advance,” said Skeet. She added that Agrawal may have been signaling that “Elon Musk might be the kind of person who's not willing to submit themselves to that kind of review — and that unwillingness to participate in the fundamental processes of being screened and selected to a board is a flag.”
Ann Skeet, senior director of leadership ethics, quoted by Protocol.
Apr 12, 2022
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