Jack Dorsey
United States
2018

Twitter, Inc.

Jack
Dorsey

Co-Founder / CEO

Twitter is known as President Trump’s favored means of communication and for controversies over accounts banned or not banned (think conspiracy theorist Alex Jones), but Dorsey’s biggest moves might be the original-video content deals he cut with Disney/ESPN, Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, Vice News and Viacom. He has ordered an improved account verification system to avoid voter manipulation in the 2018 midterms. Twitter stock dipped after a decline in monthly active users in Q2, but Dorsey has seen a steady upward trajectory with his electronic-payment processing company Square, whose stock was up more than 150 percent last year. He recently joined Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg on Capitol Hill to testify about foreign influence over social media.

Career

  • Twitter, Inc.
  • Square, Inc.
  • Dispatch Management Services Corporation

Education

  • Missouri University of Science & Technology (MO, USA)
  • New York University (NY, USA)

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Company Is Behind on Using AI to Fight Abuse

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Says Company Is Behind on Using AI to Fight Abuse

Twitter was never truly meant to be the free speech wing of the free speech party, the company’s CEO Jack Dorsey said on stage at the Wired 25 Summit in San Francisco Monday. “This quote… was never a mission of the company,” he said. “It was a joke.”Twitter had long been known as a stronger defender of free speech than other online services, which some attributed to a desire for a commitment to free speech. “We were not absolutist,” Dorsey...

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