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Co Founder of Twitter
Jack Dorsey Bio Details
Date of birth
St Louis, Missouri, USA
CEO Of Twitter (Finished 2008)
Chairman of Twitter (2011)
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.
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Jack Dorsey reunited with Kate Greer
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Jack Dorsey allegedly dated Lily Cole