Commonwealth National Podcast

Jack Dorsey: 21st Century Visionary Award (5/25/11)


Jack Dorsey: 21st Century Visionary Award

Jack Dorsey, Co-founder, Twitter; Founder and CEO, Square

In conversation with Kara Swisher, Co-executive Editor, All Things D

Making Square Hip

Entrepreneur, programmer, botanist, jean designer, taxi cab enthusiast and wanna-be mayor of New York City – Dorsey is a Jack-of-all-trades. Best known for revolutionizing communication via Twitter, Dorsey is now making waves with his one-inch-by-one-inch device called Square. “Payment is another form of communication... it’s never been designed. It’s never felt magical.” Who relates financial transactions to magic? Visionaries think differently. Join us as INFORUM gives Dorsey our 21st Century Visionary Award to find out more about the technologist who thinks differently.

This program was recorded in front of a live audience at The Commonwealth Club on May 25, 2011