Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square


Jack Dorsey is an American Internet entrepreneur and programmer originally from Missouri. Jack is most well known as the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and Square. Jack took Twitter public in November 2013, and within hours Dorsey was a billionaire. Forbes ranked him in the top 100 Wealthiest Americans in 2019.

At age 15, Dorsey wrote dispatch software that is still used by some taxi companies. He briefly attended the Missouri University of Science and Technology and transferred to New York University before calling it quits. Jack then moved to Silicon Valley to join the tech startup scene. 

Jack is known to eat one meal per day and fast regularly for health benefits. 

Recently Jack has been outspoken about the need for a global currency on the internet — which he believes will be Bitcoin.  

Twitter: @Jack


Jack Dorsey Bitcoin Quotes

  • “The world ultimately will have a single currency, the internet will have a single currency. I personally believe that it will be bitcoin.” [source]
  • “Bitcoin was born on the internet, developed on the internet, tested on the internet, it is of the internet” [source]
  • “Bitcoin will overtake the dollar in importance as it becomes the single global currency of the internet within a decade” [source]
  • “We’re the first publicly traded company to offer Bitcoin” [source]
  • “Bitcoin is resilient. Bitcoin is principled. Bitcoin is native to internet ideals.” [source]
  • “I only have Bitcoin” referencing whether he owns any other cryptocurrencies [source]


Involvement with Bitcoin

  • Jack is the CEO of Square which sells Bitcoin through their Cash App
  • Jack said the only cryptocurrency he holds is Bitcoin [source]
  • Jack claims he buys $10,000 worth of BTC on Cash App each week [source]
  • Jack participated in a $2.5m funding round for Lightning Labs [source]


Media Sources

  • Tales from the Crypto with Marty Bent and Jack Dorsey [source]
  • Stephan Livera Podcast with Jack Dorsey and Elizabeth Stark [source]
  • Ben Greenfield Podcast with Jack Dorsey [source]
  • Joe Rogan Podcast #1236 with Jack Dorsey [source]
  • Joe Rogan Podcast #1258 with Jack Dorsey, Vijaya Gadde, and Tim Pool [source]

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