Jack Dorsey Bio Details

Full name

Jack Dorsey





Date of birth

19 Nov 1976

Birth place

St Louis, Missouri, USA


Computer Programmer

CEO Of Twitter (Finished 2008)

Chairman of Twitter (2011)


Bishop DuBourg High School, Missouri, United States

New York University, New York, United States

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, United States

Co-founded Twitter with Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and became it's first ever CEO.  He was fired as CEO in October 2008 for allegedly spending too much time doing yoga and attending fashion school. Co Founder Evan Williams reportedly told him “You can either be a dressmaker or the C.E.O. of Twitter” 
Twtter launched In March 2006, and Jack sent the world's first ever tweet.  Despite criticism in it's early days, many celebrities and CEOS began tweeting and the site's popularity grew to the extent that it became a powerful communication tool for US Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in 2008.
Was named one of the world's top 35 innovators in 2008 and in 2012 received Innovator of the Year Award’ for technology from the Wall Street Journal.
Returned as interim CEO in July 2015 following the resignation of Dick Costolo.  He was reinstated as CEO the following October.
Twitter's international success heightened after the June 2009 presidentaiol elections in Iran.  Thousands of opposition supporters used tweets as a way to keep the world informed of latest developments in the election after the government blocked text messaging an satellite feeds.  In 2016 Twitter had over 300 million users.
Jack also developed Square Inc, a device that attaches to an iPad or iPhone and accepts card payments.
Joined Disney's board of directors in December 2013.

Jack Dorsey

Co Founder of Twitter
Jack Dorsey

Relationship History

Kate Greer



Lily Cole

Allegedly Dated

allegedly dated from about 2012
until about 2013

Professional Partners

Evan Williams

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Biz Stone

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Noah Glass

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Jack Dorsey Family

Jack Dorsey's parents:

Jack Dorsey's father is Tim Dorsey Jack Dorsey's mother is Marcia Dorsey

Jack Dorsey's current partners:

Jack Dorsey reunited with Kate Greer

Jack Dorsey's former partners:

Jack Dorsey allegedly dated Lily Cole

Jack Dorsey FameChain Links

Titans of the Internet

Other people in this association:

Tim Berners-Lee

Sergey Brin

Larry Page