Jack Dorsey Biography

Full Name: Jack Dorsey
Birth date: November 19, 1976 (ageĀ 35)
Birthplace: St. Louis, U.S.
Residence: San Francisco, U.S.
Education: New York University
Occupation: web developer, entrepreneur
Net worth: $2.7 billion

Jack Dorsey is an American web developer, entrepreneur, and businessman widely known as the creator of Twitter. He was born on 19 November 1976 at St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. He enrolled at Bishop DuBourg High School and the Missouri University of Science and Technology before subsequently transferring to New York University. He dropped out of college before receiving his degree likewise computer science entrepreneurs, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.

In July 2000, Dorsey started a company offering his dispatch software through the Web. Shortly after opening his company, Dorsey came up with the idea for a Web-based real-time status/short message communication service, which later transferred into Twitter. Within 15 days, Dorsey had built a simple site in 2006 where users could instantly post little messages, known as “tweets.”Jack Dorsey posted the world’s first tweet: On March 21, 2006, “just setting up my twitter.”

The service swiftly gained universal popularity, now twitter has 500 million active users and it generates 340 million tweets daily. Twitter is now one of the 10 most visited websites in the world.

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