Jack Dorsey is an American renowned businessman. He is globally known as the co-founder of microblogging cum social media platform, Twitter.
Dorsey is also the founder of ‘Square,’ a mobile payments company that sells a variety of software and hardware.
He worked as a computer programmer before becoming interested in dispatch routing when he was still in his teens.
He had always been interested in computers and had spent hours studying the IBM computer model that was available at the time.
He was fascinated by the idea of coordinating taxicabs, couriers, emergency services, and other fleets of vehicles, and he set out to construct a live map of his city, with the vehicles in motion represented as small moving red dots.
He built a program for dispatching cabs and firefighting services when he was just 15 years old.
He went on to study at the ‘Missouri University of Science and Technology’ before transferring to ‘New York University,’ where he first conceived of the idea for Twitter.
He left before completing his degree to pursue his passion. In 2006, he founded Twitter with the help of his buddies.
Jack Dorsey Net Worth 2022
Owing to a 2.36% stake in Twitter, Jack Dorsey has an estimated total net worth of $7.3 billion as of 2022.