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Former CEO Dorsey tried to get Musk on Twitter's board well before deal

Former Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey tried to get Elon Musk onto the social network's board of directors long before the current drama around whether Musk will buy the company.

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Former Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey tried to get Elon Musk onto the social network’s board of directors long before the current drama around whether Musk will buy the company. 

Dorsey pushed to add Musk to Twitter’s board shortly after activist investors started agitating for change at the company in 2020, according to new text messages shared as part of Twitter’s ongoing lawsuit with Musk. Dorsey’s plan was rejected by Twitter’s cautious board, he wrote in a private message to Tesla Inc. CEO Musk in March of this year. In their conversation, Dorsey was specifically lamenting the fact

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First Published: Sep 30 2022 | 8:52 AM IST

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