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Twitter Adds Former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to Its Board

Marjorie ScardinoTwitter, which has been looking to add a woman to its board of directors for some time, has pulled the trigger.

Former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino joined the board yesterday, and will stay on through at least 2014, Twitter announced via an SEC filing today.

Here’s Scardino’s first tweet, sent out this morning.

(Image courtesy of Pearson.com)


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik