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

    …. And it appears that’s going to continue this year. Hardly the gift that will bring Twitter to its prior glory. I’m not a Hack I’ve been working in the online industry since its inception and traditional marketing prior to that. I watched as Newspapers committed suicide, ignoring the journalistic talent that readers valued them for and trading…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin Social- 26 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- 31 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- 33 readers -
  • Twitter Shuffle: COO Adam Bain Out, CFO Anthony Noto Adds COO Role

    … live content business and take over revenue-generating segments including global ad sales, data, revenue products and mobile ad exchange MoPub, as well as global partnerships and business development. Twitter said the current leadership team overseeing those areas will report to Noto, including vice president of global revenue and operations Matt…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Twitter Reveals Q3 2016 Financial Results, Will Reduce Workforce by 9%

    … said its average daily active users (DAU) for the quarter increased seven percent year-over-year. In addition to revealing its third quarter results, Twitter announced a restructuring and that it will reduce its global workforce by approximately nine percent. In a release, Twitter said the restructuring “focuses primarily on reorganizing…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 20 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- 27 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- 17 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

    … 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- 18 readers -
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