New Delhi: Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly on Tuesday resigned from his position after spending four years at the microblogging site.

Jaitly in a tweet announced the news. He wrote: “Today, after four years of user/business momentum in India and the region, I’m sharing my intention to move on to new opportunities, same mission.”

The vice-president for Twitter’s Asia Pacific region, which includes India, West Asia and North Africa will continue till the end of November this year.

Jaitly drove strategic partnerships with the news, government, entertainment, sports, TV industries, and others in the mass and emerging media landscape. 

“Building/leading @TwitterIndia, and expanding @TwitterMedia across Asia Pacific & Middle East, was the leadership experience of a lifetime,” Rishi said.

“While a personal/civic calling takes me to Chicago, I’ll spend significant time in India/Asia, drawing on my past to further tech’s promise,” he further added.

Earlier, Jaitly was with Knight Foundation.