Jack Dorsey

Jack Dorsey

Founder and CEO of Twitter and Square

Who Is Jack Dorsey?

Jack Dorsey is the CEO of Twitter and the mobile payments company Square. Before entering the world of tech, Dorsey was a certified masseur and worked in fashion design. By the time he reached college, his interest in dispatch routing & impressions of instant messaging gave him some ideas that he would later draw on to create the social media platform Twitter.

Dorsey has been a staunch advocate for Bitcoin He is a kown investor in Celo. By using phone numbers as public keys, Celo hopes to introduce the world’s billions of smartphone owners, including those without banking access, to transacting in cryptocurrency. In 2020 it was revealed he invested $10 million into Coinlist and his company Square purchased $50 million worth of Bitcoin. Most recently, Dorsey committed $10 million to new Bitcoin Clean Energy Investment Initiative which will aim to make mining more eco-friendly. In 2020, Square purchase of $50 million in BTC.

Quote:

"Expect the unexpected. And whenever possible, be the unexpected."

Picture source: AP

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