Dick Costolo

Dick Costolo
CEO, Twitter


Dick is CEO at Twitter. Previously, as Chief Operating Officer, he was responsible for monetization and the day to day operations of the business. Before joining Twitter, he was cofounder and CEO of FeedBurner, a digital content syndication platform that was acquired by Google in the summer of 2007. At Google, Dick was Group Product Manager on the Ads team responsible for social media ads.

Costolo spent most of the 90’s in Chicago founding and running two other digital media companies: SpyOnIt, a web page monitoring service of which he was CEO, and Burning Door Networked Media, a web design and development consulting company. Dick also performed in multiple productions with the acclaimed Annoyance Theater. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Computer Science.


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