Entrepreneur best known as the co-founder and CEO of Twitter. In 2012, the Wall Street Journal named him the Innovator of the Year.
He attended both Missouri University of Science and Technology and New York University.
In 2010, after temporarily leaving Twitter, he launched Square, a mobile payments solution that allowed vendors to charge consumers with their iPhone. He returned to Twitter as CEO in 2015.
He grew up in St. Louis with his parents Marcia and Tim. He previously dated model and actress Lily Cole.
He and his fellow Twitter executives turned down an offer from Mark Zuckerberg to purchase Twitter early on.