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Meet the Author: Jeff Lawson

Author Bio and Details

Jeff Lawson is a co-founder and CEO at Twilio. He is a serial inventor with over 15 years of entrepreneurial and product experience. Prior to co-founding Twilio, Jeff was Founder & CTO of NineStar, Founding CTO of Stubhub.com and Founder, CEO & CTO of Versity. He was also one of the original product managers for Amazon Web Services.

At every business, Jeff identified the fundamental need for a platform for developers and companies to easily build communications-based business solutions.

Jeff grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, started his first company in middle school, and earned his BS in Computer Science & Film/Video from University of Michigan.

Books by Jeff Lawson

Ask Your Developer

How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century

Book cover image: Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century | Wall Street Journal Bestseller | National Bestseller

Jeff Lawson, developer turned CEO of Twilio (one of Bloomberg Businessweek’s Top 50 Companies to Watch in 2021), creates a new playbook for unleashing the full potential of software developers in any organization, showing how to help management utilize this coveted and valuable workforce to enable growth, solve a wide range of business problems, and drive digital transformation.  More »