Jack Dorsey

About Jack Dorsey

Who is it?: CEO and Cofounder, Square, Inc.
Birth Day: November 19, 1976
Birth Place: St. Louis, United States
Residence: San Francisco, California, U.S.
Alma mater: University of Missouri–Rolla (transferred) New York University (dropped out)
Occupation: CEO of Square, Inc. and Twitter,
Board member of: Twitter Square, Inc.

Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey was born on November 19, 1976 in St. Louis, United States, is CEO and Cofounder, Square, Inc.. Tatooed entrepreneur Jack Dorsey has been CEO of popular social media firm Twitter since June 2015, his second time in that job. Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006 with Ev Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass and was CEO until 2008. In October 2016 Twitter laid off about 8% of staff, roughly 350 people, to cut costs. Dorsey promised to give one third of his shares to employees over time. He also serves as CEO of payments company Square, which he cofounded in 2009. It went public in late 2015.
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Popular As Jack Dorsey
Occupation Technology
Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Born November 19, 1976 (St. Louis, United States)
Birthday November 19
Town/City St. Louis, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Jack Dorsey’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius is curious and energetic, it is one of the biggest travelers among all zodiac signs. Their open mind and philosophical view motivates them to wander around the world in search of the meaning of life. Sagittarius is extrovert, optimistic and enthusiastic, and likes changes. Sagittarius-born are able to transform their thoughts into concrete actions and they will do anything to achieve their goals.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Jack Dorsey was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Biography/Timeline

2000

In Oakland in 2000, Dorsey started his company to dispatch couriers, taxis, and emergency services from the Web. His other projects and ideas at this time included networks of medical devices and a "frictionless Service market". In July 2000, building on dispatching and inspired in part by LiveJournal and by AOL Instant Messenger, he had the idea for a Web-based realtime status/short message communication Service.

2008

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.

2012

At the 5th Annual Crunchies Awards in 2012, hosted by TechCrunch, Dorsey was named Founder of the Year.

2013

Dorsey was announced as a new member of the board of Directors of The Walt Disney Company on December 24, 2013. The press release referred to Dorsey as a "talented entrepreneur" and explained that his experience is aligned with the corporation's "strategic priorities." In January 2018, it was reported that Dorsey would not seek re-election at Disney's March annual meeting, due to increased difficulty at avoiding conflicts of interest.

2015

Dorsey, along with co-founder Jim McKelvey, developed a small Business platform to accept debit and credit card payments on a mobile device called Square, released in May 2010. The small, square-shaped device attaches to iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Android devices via the headphone jack, and as a mini card reader allows a person to swipe their card, choose an amount to transfer to the recipient and then sign their name for confirmation. Square is also a system for sending paperless receipts via text message or email, and is available as a free app for iOS and Android OS. The company grew from 10 employees in December 2009 to over a hundred employees by June 2011. Square's office is located on Market Street in San Francisco. In September 2012, Business Insider magazine valued Square Inc. at US$3.2 billion. Dorsey is CEO of Square, Inc. On October 14, 2015, Square filed for an IPO to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. As of that date, Dorsey owned 24.4% of the company.

2016

Dorsey was ranked by Fox Business as the #4 Worst CEO of 2016.

2017

In 2017, 24/7 Wall St. listed Dorsey among the 2017 Worst CEOs in America.

2018

In March 2018, Jack Dorsey announced that an improved version of the verification system is coming to Twitter. The purpose of redesigning verification is to let people verify more facts about themselves, emphasizing proof of identity. The overhaul may be in place before the U.S midterm election of 2018 and help in verifying the identities of the candidates.

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