Twitter co-founder and Square CEO Jack Dorsey joins Disney board of directors

Twitter co-founder and current Square chief Jack Dorsey has joined the Disney board of directors as an independent director effective immediately. Dorsey said he was honored and humbled to join the Disney board as it is a timeless company that we all grew up learning from and admiring.

Jack Dorsey’s schedule just got even busier. Effective immediately, the Square CEO and Twitter (TWTR) co-founder is joining The Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) board of directors. “Jack Dorsey is a talented entrepreneur who has helped create groundbreaking new businesses in the social media and commerce spaces,” said Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chairman and chief executive officer, in a statement today. Iger explained that Dorsey’s forward-thinking perspective will prove “extremely valuable” given the company’s priorities, which include utilizing the latest technologies and platforms to expand the company’s reach. Dorsey, for his part, called Disney a “timeless company” he was honored to join.

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