Twitter eyes local talent in science, tech, engineering and maths

Returning Singaporean Mr Linus Lee will head Twitter’s data science team in Singapore. ST PHOTO: IRENE THAM SINGAPORE – First, it was Google. Now, another tech giant, Twitter, wants to nab top talent in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Stem) in Singapore. Twitter has plans to set up its first data science engineering team outside the United States in Singapore this year. It held its first tech talk with over 240 potential candidates on Thursday (May 19). The social media network giant wants to hire up to 10 data scientists to develop new products for major markets such as Japan, India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Brazil. Returning Singaporean Linus Lee, 29, will head the firm’s data science team in Singapore. He told The Straits Times: “There is…


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