Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Issues Statement About Elon Musk Buying Company
That’s surprising, to say the least.
…Breaking: Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Issues Statement About Elon Musk Buying Company
Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded Monday night to the news that Twitter’s board of directors unanimously approved a $44 billion definitive agreement to be acquired by Elon Musk by saying that Musk is the “singular solution” that he trusts to fix the company’s problems.
“I love Twitter. Twitter is the closest thing we have to a global consciousness,” Dorsey said. “The idea and service is all that matters to me, and I will do whatever it takes to protect both. Twitter as a company has always been my sole issue and my biggest regret. It has been owned by Wall Street and the ad model. Taking it back from Wall Street is the correct first step.”
“In principle, I don’t believe anyone should own or run Twitter. It wants to be a public good at a protocol level, not a company. Solving for the problem of it being a company however, Elon is the singular solution I trust. I trust his mission to extend the light of consciousness,” he continued.
“Elon’s goal of creating a platform that is “maximally trusted and broadly inclusive” is the right one. This is also @paraga’s goal, and why I chose him. Thank you both for getting the company out of an impossible situation. This is the right path…I believe it with all my heart.”