Twitter has gone from being a megaphone for our planet to being the network of change, playing a crucial role in political transformation in many parts of the world and a platform for our collective grief in times of tragedy. Square, on the other hand, is an enabler for the people-to-people economy.
As we walk around with connected devices, you and I as individuals can easily congregate and engage in transactions — whether it is paying a taco truck with a credit card or buying vegetables from a farmer at the local market. Connectedness has given us the ability to bypass traditional channels of distribution and transactions.
Dorsey is going to share his thoughts on where we are headed, what are the implications to existing businesses and what are the opportunities. Hopefully you will join me at the event.