Twitter expected to name Jack Dorsey as chief executive, say reports

Twitter is expected to name Jack Dorsey, the company's creator and co-founder, as its new chief executive, according to reports.

Jack Dorsey: has been interim chief executive of Twitter since July
Jack Dorsey: has been interim chief executive of Twitter since July

Dorsey, who has been Twitter's acting chief executive for the last three months following the departure of Dick Costolo in July, is set to be named as the permanent chief executive, Re-Code reported.

It would be Dorsey's second reign at the San Francisco-based company that he helped start in 2006.

Dorsey was Twitter's first chief executive from May 2007 until October 2008.

Twitter has not commented on the reports.

Dorsey is also chief executive of the payments and financial services company Square, which he co-founded in 2009.


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