359. Jack Dorsey

Forbes - - PROMOTION -

$2.2 billion  Self-made Score: * Source: twit­ter age: 40 res­i­dence: san fran­cisco dropout, nyu

The tat­tooed en­trepreneur has been CEO of pop­u­lar so­cial me­dia firm Twit­ter since June 2015, his 2nd time in that job. He co­founded Twit­ter in 2006 and was CEO un­til 2008. De­spite be­ing a pop­u­lar com­mu­ni­ca­tion tool for Pres­i­dent Trump, Twit­ter has yet to turn a profit and is strug­gling to ex­pand its rev­enues. In Septem­ber, it be­gan a trial to extend the char­ac­ter limit of its mes­sages from 140 to 280. Dorsey also serves as CEO of pay­ments com­pany Square, which he co­founded in 2009. Though Square is also post­ing losses, its stock has dou­bled in the past year.

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