Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey (born November 19, 1976) is an American web developer and businessman widely known as a co-founder and co-creator of Twitter, and as the founder and CEO of Square, a mobile payments company. In 2008, he was named to the MIT Technology Review TR35 as one of the top 35 innovators in the world under the age of 35. For 2012, The Wall Street Journal gave him the "Innovator of the Year Award" for technology.
Posts about Jack Dorsey
    • An Open Letter to @Jack About Twitter

      Dear Jack, For a year now, I’ve joked that Twitter is like the girl I had a crush on in school that wouldn’t give me the time of day. One time we played spin the bottle in the basement, and she nudged the bottle to kiss the guy next to me that was a jerk. She broke my heart. And he eventually broke hers. We both lost. Twitter is losing, too.

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Updates Progress on Diversity, Inclusion

    … representative of the people and communities that use our service. And our CEO, Jack Dorsey, was named the Thurgood Marshall College Fund CEO of the Year. Reaching and moving beyond our goals also depends on an investment in our people and their growth. So we have piloted new programs focused on the development, visibility and sponsorship…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Jack Dorsey to Users: What Do You Want From Twitter in 2017?

    … Co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey wants to know what Twitter users would like to see from the social network in 2017. Dorsey sought suggestions via tweet, using the hashtag #Twitter2017: Following in the footsteps of (Airbnb co-founder) Brian Chesky: what’s the most important thing you want to see Twitter improve or create in 2017? #Twitter2017…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … Derella. Noto will remain Twitter’s CFO until a replacement is named. CEO Jack Dorsey said in a release announcing the moves: Since joining Twitter in 2010, Adam has built an amazing team and a global business from the ground up. I’m grateful to Adam for everything he’s done for Twitter, and for his leadership and friendship over the years. I…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 13 readers -
  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … the company’s sales, partnerships, and marketing efforts,” and that the restructuring “is intended to create greater focus and efficiency to enable Twitter’s goal of driving toward GAAP profitability in 2017.” Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, commented in the release: Our strategy is directly driving growth in audience and engagement, with an acceleration…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    ….) is available through four of our Ads API partners: AdParlor, Amobee Brand Intelligence, TubeMogul and Visible Measures. Finally, the social network went into detail on Twitter Audience Platform and Twitter Dashboard: In Q2 we announced that the Twitter Audience Platform was available to all performance advertisers around the world. Now…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 19 readers -
  • Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

    … the NBA Digital partnership with Turner Sports, and the league’s pact with Twitter also extends the Amplify program between the two partners, with more video content coming for Twitter, Vine and Periscope. Existing content includes: #NBARapidReplay highlights #NBAVine highlights and behind-the-scenes footage #PhantomCam player arrivals Plays…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Twitter Scoops Up Machine Learning Firm Magic Pony Technology

    … Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced in a blog post that the company acquired machine learning outfit Magic Pony Technology. The London-based company’s focus was on visual processing. Dorsey did not mention terms of the deal, but two sources told TechCrunch Twitter is paying $150 million for Magic Pony Technology, which factors…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 18 readers -
  • Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    … Twitter must have really liked the audio cards from SoundCloud it began supporting in April, as the social network reportedly invested some $70 million in the music-streaming service. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed to Peter Kafka and Kara Swisher of Re/code that Twitter now owns part of SoundCloud, but he did not go into specifics. Dorsey…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 14 readers -
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