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- 31 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- 37 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- 36 readers -
  • Twitter Acquires Yes, Names Founder Keith Coleman VP of Product

    … also speaks to our love of working at a global scale. Prior to forming Yes, our team spent their careers building products like Gmail, Android, PayPal and others that serve hundreds of millions of people, and we’re excited to bring our efforts to connecting the world at a huge scale. What does this mean for our apps? In the coming weeks, we’ll…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 24 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … The revolving door at Twitter has made its way to the top levels of management, as chief operating officer Adam Bain announced that he is stepping down to “explore opportunities outside of the company.” Chief financial officer Anthony Noto (pictured) will shift into the COO role at the social network, and Twitter said Noto will keep managing its…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 15 readers -
  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … Twitter released its Q3 2016 financial results Thursday, and it also announced it will reduce its workforce by approximately nine percent. For the third quarter of fiscal year 2016, Twitter saw revenue of $616 million, which is an increase of eight percent year-over-year. Advertising revenue for the quarter was $545 million, which…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 20 readers -
  • 3 Inherent Influencer Benefits From Twitter’s New Updates

    … files that were included in the original tweet, which adds even more content value. Final thoughts Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, “Generally, we want to make sure we’re encouraging a whole lot more conversations on Twitter,” and the company has done exactly that by supplying users with additional runway to craft messages. Brands need to be taking…

    AllTwitterin Twitter- 22 readers -
  • A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

    … a new timeline of tweets from people around the world using that same sticker. And during the question-and-answer portion of Tuesday’s earnings call, in response to a question from Canaccord Genuity analyst Michael Graham, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey replied: We’ve been focused on four areas in the core product. And we believe there’s…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 32 readers -
  • Twitter to Live-Stream Two New NBA Shows

    … for the NBA by more deeply integrating the league across Twitter’s many platforms. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey also said in the release: Twitter is the fastest way to find out what’s happening in the NBA and to have a discussion about it. Watching NBA basketball together with Twitter is a great experience, and the league has been at the forefront…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Twitter- 19 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- 23 readers -
  • Twitter Invests in SoundCloud

    … told Re/code: Earlier this year, we made an investment in SoundCloud through Twitter Ventures to help support some of our efforts with creators. They’ve been great partners of ours over the years, and their community-supported approach mirrors ours in many ways. A SoundCloud spokesperson also confirmed the investment to Re/code: We can confirm…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 19 readers -
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