Jack Patrick Dorsey is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter.
He also founded another company “Square”, a mobile payments company.
Jack Networth – US$4.1 billion (as on October 2019)
Dorsey Wife: Is not Married
Age – 41 Years old
Dorsey Girlfriend: It is rumoured that Jack Dorsey is currently dating 23-year-old Raven Lyn Corneil who is a model & is named one of Maxim’s Beautiful Girls
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Jack along with Williams, Stone and Noah Glass co-founded Obvious Corporation, which then spun off Twitter, Inc., with jack being the CEO. As CEO, Dorsey saw the startup through two rounds of funding by venture capitalists.
Jack Dorsey Education
Jack attended Missouri University of Science and Technology but never graduated as he then transferred to Newyork University but then quit college completely.
He recently bought a house for $9.9Million for a seaside house on El Camino Del Mar in San Francisco
Jack Dorsey Diet
He follows a strict pattern of going only to 1 particular restaurant on a particular day of the week. As mentioned to Newyorker magazine On Monday, he goes to Aziza, on Tuesday he goes to Zuni, on Wednesday it’s Mint, and on Thursday it’s Tiburon.
He likes to eat one simple dish rather than try to taste everything.
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Dorsey along with Jim McKelvey founded “Square” which is a mobile payments company.
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.
Jack has a tattoo of “J” though it does not represent J for Jack. It represents the integral symbol that is used in mathematics and the human collarbone.
Jack Dorsey Fasting
Jack Dorsey is in an intermittent fasting regime wherein he claims he only eats once at dinner time on the weekdays & fasts over the weekend.
Dorsey woke up every day at 4 a.m. and meditated until 9 p.m. Meditators were given breaks for breakfast, lunch and walking.
Jack Dorsey Salary
The Twitter CEO took home just $1.40 as his salary in 2018. He used to previously take “0” salary for the past 3 years.
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“My goal is to simplify complexity. I just want to build stuff that really simplifies our base human interaction.”
“It’s empowering to be asked to look at what’s possible, not told how to do it.”
Jack Dorsey Success Story
Jack Dorsey at the age of 15, developed dispatch software to coordinate taxis & delivery vehicles amongst each other, which is used by some taxicab companies even today.
Twitter started as a business idea wherein the status could be easily shared with friends really easily within a limit of 140 characters which evolved due to his loneliness & the need to stay connected with people.
It curved to international fame after the June 2009 presidential elections in Iran, when thousands of oppositions took to the streets to object the claimed victory of incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
When the government banned text messaging and satellite feeds of foreign news coverage, Iranian Twitter users swamped the site with live updates.
Currently, it is valued at $4.4Bn but Jack Dorsey still only takes a salary of $1.40 & likes to stay connected to his roots by incorporating Meditation in his daily life. He is an inspiration to the current generation!