Social media is a platform where people are able to socialize and interact with friends, family, and others. Among these social media platforms is Twitter which a lot of people use and are familiar with. Twitter was co-created by an American computer programmer, Jack Dorsey, who is also the founder of Square, an IT-based financial management company. He is one of the most famous and influential names in global technology. Let’s learn more about this genius…
Jack Dorsey Bio
Jack Dorsey was born and raised in St Louis. He is of Italian descent and was raised as a Catholic. Dorsey was born on November 19, 1976, in St Louis, Missouri to Marcia Smith (mother) and Tim Dorsey (father). His father was an employee of a company that developed mass spectrometers. While growing up in St Louis, Dorsey attended Bishop DuBourg High School which was a Catholic school. He attended the Missouri University of Science and Technology and later transferred to New York University which he later dropped out of in 1999.
At an early age, he developed an interest in computers and started programming while he was still in high school. As at age 15, he had developed a dispatch software that is still been used today by some cab companies and he was able to achieve this due to his interest in dispatch routing and also the attraction for the technological challenge involved in coordinating taxis, delivery vans and other vehicles.
Career – Twitter, Square Inc.
The technological genius was the first to bring up the idea that became Twitter. He started a company in 2000 which makes use of the web to deliver couriers and emergency services. He also co-founded Twitter, a social media company of which he is the CEO in 2006. He also founded Square Inc, which is a small business platform on a mobile device that accepts debit and credit payments in 2010. This device is attached to phones/devices (Android, iPhone, iPad) via the headphone jack or a mini card reader which allows a person to swipe their cards and choose an amount to transfer to recipients. He is also part of the board of the Berggreun Institutes Governance Center and Walt Disney Company. Asides from running a technological company, Jack Dorsey is also into yoga and fashion design.
Jack Dorsey is an entrepreneur and has proven he is good at what he does as his net worth keeps growing. Forbes named him as one of the wealthiest billionaires on the planet. Dorsey runs two companies and is satisfied with his achievement because he built a company where the employees are in love with their job. His net worth is estimated to be around $4.2 billion.
Married Life – Wife, Girlfriend
Being a charming personality, Dorsey must have had a lot of girls crushing on him but surprisingly he is not yet married. He once was in a relationship with Lily Cole but it lasted for only 6 months. In 2013, it was rumored that he was dating Kate Geer, a yoga instructor.
And although neither of them has made comments concerning the status of their relationship, they have been seen together on several occasions and also at red carpet events in New York City. Kate has also been uploading pictures of both of them together on Instagram which gives a pointer to the fact that their affair may actually be an open secret. bidding its time. Having drawn that inference, let’s find out who Kate Geer is.
Who is Kate Geer?
Kate Geer was born and raised in Marshalltown, Iowa and she is a yoga instructor. She was born on March 18, 1985, and is part of an art collective called Chez Conversations. She studied at the University of Missouri and was one of the best runners in her senior year and also took part in community services. Kate was the former intern of relationship columnist, Julia Allison and creates art alongside Cleo Wade, Liza Voloshin, Margot and Mia Moretti. She also conducts research, takes photos and is a writer. Her family owns a farm in Iowa and this ignited a passion in her that made her create a family homegrown popcorn business named Cheerie Lane Popcorn after the family farm. It was founded in May 2015. She is involved with a non-profit called Campinteractive which empowers youths through the creative power of technology
Is Jack Dorsey Gay?
Jack Dorsey is a handsome and talented man who has been linked with the opposite sex and has even had relationships with them and that goes a long way in proving that he is not gay. He may not be married yet and maybe in and out of relationships but Jack Dorsey is definitely not gay.
Other Facts about Jack Dorsey
Jack Dorsey as a kid had an interest in trains and maps and would go to the train station and spend hours at the train yards.
He was fond of listening to emergency dispatches on a police scanner and it was one of the things that inspired him to create Twitter.
Being a technology genius, Dorsey does not like to work on the desk but would rather prefer to work with his iPad.
Whenever he wants to inspire his workers, he takes them to the Golden Bridge. He is of the opinion that good software should operate as a bridge.
He also worked as a fashion model while he was much younger.