Jeff Lawson

Former Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Twilio, Inc.

Jeff Lawson

Jeff Lawson

Former Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Twilio, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Versity.com
Twilio, Inc.
Nine Star Corp.

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4800

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

1978

Age

43

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Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Co-Founder at Twilio, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer at Amazon.com, Inc.

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Assistant Professor, Pediatrics at UCSF School of Medicine

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Professional at Operator Collective Fund

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Vice President & General Counsel at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative LLC

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Co-Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer & Secretary at Apex Technology Acquisition Corp.

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Co-Founder at JCKM, Inc.

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Investor at Twilio, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer at Twilio, Inc.

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Former Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman at Twilio, Inc.
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Assistant Professor, Pediatrics at UCSF School of Medicine

Consistently ranked among the nation's top medical schools, the UCSF School of Medicine earns its greatest distinction from its outstanding faculty among them are four Nobel laureates, 75 Institute of Medicine members, 63 American Academy of Arts and Sciences members, 42 National Academy of Sciences members, and 17 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators.

Education
BS in Computer Science & Film/Video
Class of 2003

The University of Michigan (UM, U-M, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to as simply Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. It is the state's oldest university and the flagship campus of the University of Michigan. It is one of the original eight Public Ivy universities and is one of the founding members of the Association of American Universities. It has been ranked among the top five research universities in the US, and among the top 20 universities in the world. U-M also has satellite campuses in Flint and Dearborn.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Giving Pledge is a campaign to encourage the wealthiest people in the world to make a commitment to give most of their wealth to philanthropic causes. The campaign specifically focuses on billionaires and was made public in 2010 by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates. The Huffington Post reported in April 2012 that "81 billionaires committed to giving at least half of their fortunes to charity". As of July 2013, 113 billionaire individuals and couples and one family group have signed the pledge.

Career History
Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman
2008 - Current

Twilio, Inc. engages in the development of communications software, cloud-based platform, and services. Its products include Twilio flex, messaging, programmable voice, programmable video, elastic SIP trunking, and IoT. The company was founded by John Wolthuis, Jeffery G. Lawson, and Evan Cooke in March 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Manager-Technical Product
2004 - 2005

Amazon.com, Inc. engages in the provision of online retail shopping services. It operates through the following business segments: North America, International, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The North America segment includes retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through North America-focused websites such as www.amazon.com and www.amazon.ca. The International segment offers retail sales of consumer products and subscriptions through internationally-focused websites. The Amazon Web Services segment involves in the global sales of compute, storage, database, and AWS service offerings for start-ups, enterprises, government agencies, and academic institutions. The company was founded by Jeffrey P. Bezos in July 1994 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Technical Product Manager
2004 - 2005

Amazon Web Services, Inc. engages in provision of information technology infrastructure services. Its solutions include archiving, backup and restore, blockchain, business applications, containers, content delivery, database migrations, data lakes and analytics, development operations, e-commerce, high performance computing, hybrid cloud architectures, Internet of Things, mobile services, modern application development, scientific computing, serverless computing, and websites. The company was founded by Andrew R. Jassy in 2006 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Boards & Committees
Director
2019 - Current

SendGrid, Inc. provides customer communications platform for transactional and marketing email. The firm's solutions include sendgrid API, expert services and sendgrid & email marketing campaigns. The company was founded by Isaac Saldana, Tim Jenkins, and Jose Lopez in 2009 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.

Chairman, Board of Directors
2008 - ?

Twilio, Inc. engages in the development of communications software, cloud-based platform, and services. Its products include Twilio flex, messaging, programmable voice, programmable video, elastic SIP trunking, and IoT. The company was founded by John Wolthuis, Jeffery G. Lawson, and Evan Cooke in March 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Board Member
Current

Crisis Text Line, Inc. is an American private company located in New York, NY, that operates non profit organisation which provides business support service. Nancy Lublin has been the CEO since 2015.The company says this about itself: Crisis Text Line provides free, 24/7, confidential support for people in crisis via text. Crisis Counselors complete a 30-hour training and have 24/7 supervision by full-time Crisis Text Line mental health professionals. In the US, Text CRISIS to 741741 24/7 a week to be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line launched in 2013 in the United States and in 2020 in Ireland. Shout and Kids Help Phone are affiliate partners of Crisis Text Line, offering the service in the UK and Canada.

Director
2015 - 2017

CTIA- The Wireless Association is an international nonprofit membership organization that has represented the wireless communications industry since 1984. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$100K - $250K
2018

Tipping Point Community is a nonprofit company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The firm provides funds and infrastructure support services to organizations for charitable donations. It was founded by Daniel Lurie, he is currently the CEO of the company.The company says this about itself: Tipping Point's mission is to break the cycle of poverty for people in the Bay Area who don't have the resources to meet their basic needs. Since 2005, Tipping Point has invested more than $260 million for housing, early childhood, education, and employment solutions in the region. Our board covers 100% of our operating costs, so every dollar donated goes where it's needed most. Last year, our grantees helped over 130,000 people on a path out of poverty in the Bay Area.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Former President of United States

$100
2010

Vice President at Office of the Vice President Under Joseph R. Biden

Transactions
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Twilio, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Twilio, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Twilio, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Major League Hacking, Inc. engages in conducting student hackathons. It conducts hackathons, a programming competition where student hackers, developers, designers, and makers get together to show off their technical skills. The firm's hackathons enable students from various universities to team up and build websites, applications, and hardware hacks, as well as show them to the world. The company was founded by Mike Swift and Jonathan Gottfried in 2013 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Mattermark is changing venture capital by tracking growth signals of over 160,000 startups. Their goal is to help investors discover, track, and close deals with startups faster and with more confidence. Mattermark investors include Y-Combinator, Andreesen Horowitz, New Enterprise Associates, and more.

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Twilio, Inc. engages in the development of communications software, cloud-based platform, and services. Its products include Twilio flex, messaging, programmable voice, programmable video, elastic SIP trunking, and IoT. The company was founded by John Wolthuis, Jeffery G. Lawson, and Evan Cooke in March 2008 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Events
Speaker
Westin San Francisco Market Street-50 3rd Street, CA
2012 Future:Mobile

Valuable platform for executives to examine growth and opportunity in wireless, and for doing real business

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