Twitter, Inc. is Jack Dorsey’s Company that has recently opened up a huge office in St. Louis Missouri. Jack Dorsey was recently named CEO of Twitter, Inc. He is also the CEO for Square which is his other company that he started with Jim McKelvey after Jack saw the potential in mobile payment technology before Apple even launched their mobile payment system.
Jack Dorsey is among one of St. Louis’ own. He grew up in St. Louis and was modded by the youth program at LaunchCode which helps people start their careers in modding. Jack is considered a hero for starting his companies up right here in St. Louis after growing up around award-winning technology companies like ThrottleNet.
ThrottleNet is a company that has been around for over 16 years and is a national award-winning managed services provider. ThrottleNet was recently named the 5th fastest growing company in the United States by Inc. Magazine and is considered one of the best places to work in St. Louis. Jack Dorsey’s Company is not the only one that has seen the potential in St. Louis and decided to open up an office here. Other companies that have opened up or are planning to open up offices in St. Louis include Amazon, Mastercard, and Centene.
The new Jack Dorsey’s Company office is located in the Cortex Innovation Community which is designed to support the success of rapidly growing companies like Jack Dorsey’s, where he first saw potential in mobile payment technology. Cortex is part of the University of Missouri system and has brought on award-winning talent that Jack Dorsey’s Company can tap into for future employees.
The St. Louis office will focus on data analysis projects and Jack is planning on hiring an additional 100 employees to fill out the office. Jack Dorsey’s Company has already hired employees for their new St. Louis office from nearby Washington University in St. Louis along with other local universities like University of Missouri St. Louis. Jack Dorsey himself attended New York University for computer science but dropped out to become a full-time programmer.
The opening of Jack Dorsey’s new office in St. Louis is a huge win for the city and its burgeoning tech scene. Jack Dorsey is among some of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world and his decision to open up an office in St. Louis is a vote of confidence in the city’s ability to support and grow tech companies. Jack Dorsey’s Company is not the only company that is seeing potential in St. Louis, and with the opening of Cortex and the many other tech-focused initiatives in the city, it is clear that St. Louis is on its way to becoming a leading technology hub in the United States.