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Twitter Sports Head Geoff Reiss Announces Tuesday Was Last Day At Company

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 16 / 14

Learn more about Twitter Twitter Head of Sports Partnerships GEOFF REISS last night announced on his Twitter feed that he is leaving the company effective yesterday, an abrupt end to a tenure with the social media platform that began less than 11 months ago. The former PBA CEO, Rei...

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