The CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, is about to leave his post in the social network, according to information from the CNBC channel.

He has been the current CEO since 2006, when he co-founded the site with Evan Williams, Biz Stone and Noah Glass. In addition to his role at Twitter, Jack Dorsey is also the boss of his online payment company, Square.

For now, no name is expected to succeed him. Jack Dorsey has not yet officially communicated on the subject. He only posted a tweet yesterday claiming his love for his platform.

The computer scientist and businessman is at the head of a fortune estimated at 11.8 billion dollars, according to Forbes. After being removed from his post in 2008 on pressure from his board of directors, Jack Dorsey took over the reins of his social network in 2015. Since then, he has been regularly there criticized for keeping his second job at his Square business.

In recent months, he has affirmed ambitious goals for the platform, which wants to reach 315 million “monetizable” users by 2023, ie exposed to advertising at least occasionally. . At the start of 2021, the site numbered around 199 million.

The social network has also made advertising its main line of financial attack, announcing its wish to test advertisements in responses to discussion threads.

Twitter, which went public in 2013, has seen its stock rise 4.16% on Wall Street since the rumor. Listing of the share has so far been suspended pending official confirmation.