7 fascinating facts about Twitter’s billionaire co-founder, Jack Dorsey

If you didn’t catch Jack Dorsey on 60 Minutes here’s a brief recap

Financial Post | Business

Jack Dorsey is the 36-year-old mastermind behind Twitter and mobile credit card reader, Square. Last year, when Square became valued at more than $3 billion, Dorsey became a billionaire. He’s been compared to Steve Jobs as one of the most innovative minds in technology.

Last night, 60 Minutes ran a special in Dorsey. Here are seven fascinating things we learned from the interview:

  • Jack Dorsey doesn’t have a desk. Instead of a desk, Dorsey uses an iPad. That’s it.
  • Growing up, Jack Dorsey had a speech impediment. To this day, Dorsey isn’t a comfortable communicator. “I can be silent at some times which unsettles people a bit, because they don’t know what I’m thinking,” he tells 60 Minutes. “Do I feel like I’m an expert in having a normal conversation face-to-face? Absolutely not. That’s just not my natural state.”

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  • Dorsey was really into trains and maps…

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