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Dom Sagolla

Co-Creator of Twitter; Author of "140 Characters"

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 Dom Sagolla Biography

A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard University, Dr. Sagolla earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Computer Science, a Master of Education in Cognitive Science, as well as a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Becker College.

Co-creator of Twitter, Dom has also contributed to Macromedia Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, and many influential apps such as the Official Obama '08 iPhone App. Co-founder of the world's most prolific hackathon, iOSDevCamp, Dom has advised mega-hits like GetAround, FoodSpotting, Tapulous (now Disney), Small Society (now Wal-Mart Labs), and Square.

Dr. Sagolla was first recognized as an International Genius by the City of Amsterdam for his career and leadership in the technology industry. Based in San Francisco, he operates the agile software studio DollarApp and advises businesses of all sizes on product development, marketing, and launch strategy.

Dom's first book, 140 CHARACTERS, includes a foreword by Jack Dorsey, Creator and Chairman of Twitter, Inc. The book was released simultaneously as an interactive iPhone application (with full text) and in print & e-book form by John Wiley & Sons. For more information, follow @dom or visit http://140characters.com.

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140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form

140 Characters: A Style Guide for the Short Form

Speaking Topics
  • Twitter: Changing the World With 140 Characters

    With over 200 million users worldwide, Twitter has become an instant part of our culture. Not only is it changing the way we communicate, but it has proven to be a tool for social and political change. In this presentation, Dom tells the story of Twitter and introduces the concept of “tweets per capita,” giving us a snapshot of our current status as a planet. He’ll also provide a glimpse into the future of writing and journalism, as well as information and social networks, concluding with a lively Q&A session.

  • Success Through Simplicity: Apps For Everyone

    What does the phenomenal success of the iPhone and iPad and their Apps tellus about what consumers want? Dom Sagolla knows. After his success withTwitter, he founded DollarApp, an iPhone development company, and helped build the official Obama ’08 iPhone Application. Dom has spent the last four years building the world’s largest independent developer community for the iOS, iPhone Developer’s Camp. He is uniquely positioned to explain the explosion of Apps, and what this says about technology culture and how we live today.

  • Culture of Innovation: Creating a Marketplace of Ideas

    Twitter started out as a podcasting company but is now the world's fastesttext communications channel. Blogger began as project management software and is now one of the most popular publication tools in history. Google began with a search box, and is now the world's largest advertising network, changing its identity almost yearly. Adobe started out shipping printer drivers, and is now producing the standard in professional content creation tools. Dom Sagolla has been a part of some of the world's most renown innovation pipelines. From HP Laboratories to the MIT Media Lab, from Harvard Law, Medical, and Education schools to Adobe Labs, Sagolla noticed some common patterns. When absent these patterns and processes, innovation fails to emerge and ideas are squandered. Sagolla believes that any company, no matter what size, can foster the kind of innovation that drives the most aggressive startup. Sagolla maintains that innovation lives in small teams operating as independently as possible, listening to customers, providing a unique experience, and actually creating demand where there was none. Using case studies from Apple and other American companies –both large and small
    • Sagolla explores the truth behind Brian K. Smith’s famous quotation,"On a good day, we fail in a really interesting way."

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Dom Sagolla?

    Booking fees for Dom Sagolla, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dom Sagolla, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Dom Sagolla?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dom Sagolla for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dom Sagolla for your next private or corporate function.
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Dom Sagolla

Co-Creator of Twitter; Author of "140 Characters"

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Dom Sagolla Biography

A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard University, Dr. Sagolla earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Computer Science, a Master of Education in Cognitive Science, as well as a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Becker College.

Co-creator of Twitter, Dom has also contributed to Macromedia Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, and many influential apps such as the Official Obama '08 iPhone App. Co-founder of the world's most prolific hackathon, iOSDevCamp, Dom has advised mega-hits like GetAround, FoodSpotting, Tapulous (now Disney), Small Society (now Wal-Mart Labs), and Square.

Dr. Sagolla was first recognized as an International Genius by the City of Amsterdam for his career and leadership in the technology industry. Based in San Francisco, he operates the agile software studio DollarApp and advises businesses of all sizes on product development, marketing, and launch strategy.

Dom's first book, 140 CHARACTERS, includes a foreword by Jack Dorsey, Creator and Chairman of Twitter, Inc. The book was released simultaneously as an interactive iPhone application (with full text) and in print & e-book form by John Wiley & Sons. For more information, follow @dom or visit http://140characters.com.

Dom Sagolla Videos

  • Dom Sagolla — Becker College 2012 Commencement Address on ...
  • Dom Sagolla on Twitter, 140 Characters, Square, and more on Vimeo
  • On the Origins of Twitter

Dom Sagolla Books

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Dom Sagolla Speaking Topics

  • Twitter: Changing the World With 140 Characters

    With over 200 million users worldwide, Twitter has become an instant part of our culture. Not only is it changing the way we communicate, but it has proven to be a tool for social and political change. In this presentation, Dom tells the story of Twitter and introduces the concept of “tweets per capita,” giving us a snapshot of our current status as a planet. He’ll also provide a glimpse into the future of writing and journalism, as well as information and social networks, concluding with a lively Q&A session.

  • Success Through Simplicity: Apps For Everyone

    What does the phenomenal success of the iPhone and iPad and their Apps tellus about what consumers want? Dom Sagolla knows. After his success withTwitter, he founded DollarApp, an iPhone development company, and helped build the official Obama ’08 iPhone Application. Dom has spent the last four years building the world’s largest independent developer community for the iOS, iPhone Developer’s Camp. He is uniquely positioned to explain the explosion of Apps, and what this says about technology culture and how we live today.

  • Culture of Innovation: Creating a Marketplace of Ideas

    Twitter started out as a podcasting company but is now the world's fastesttext communications channel. Blogger began as project management software and is now one of the most popular publication tools in history. Google began with a search box, and is now the world's largest advertising network, changing its identity almost yearly. Adobe started out shipping printer drivers, and is now producing the standard in professional content creation tools. Dom Sagolla has been a part of some of the world's most renown innovation pipelines. From HP Laboratories to the MIT Media Lab, from Harvard Law, Medical, and Education schools to Adobe Labs, Sagolla noticed some common patterns. When absent these patterns and processes, innovation fails to emerge and ideas are squandered. Sagolla believes that any company, no matter what size, can foster the kind of innovation that drives the most aggressive startup. Sagolla maintains that innovation lives in small teams operating as independently as possible, listening to customers, providing a unique experience, and actually creating demand where there was none. Using case studies from Apple and other American companies –both large and small
    • Sagolla explores the truth behind Brian K. Smith’s famous quotation,"On a good day, we fail in a really interesting way."

FAQs on booking Dom Sagolla

  • How to book Dom Sagolla?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dom Sagolla for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Dom Sagolla, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dom Sagolla or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dom Sagolla?

    Booking fees for Dom Sagolla, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dom Sagolla, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dom Sagolla?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dom Sagolla for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dom Sagolla for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dom Sagolla or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dom Sagolla or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dom Sagolla is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Dom Sagolla for your event is available upon request. Dom Sagolla generally travels from San Diego, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Josh Linkner, Randi Zuckerberg, Jim McKelvey, Ben Casnocha and Damon Horowitz. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dom Sagolla for an upcoming event.

Dom Sagolla Speaker Videos

  • Dom Sagolla — Becker College 2012 Commencement Address on ...
    Dom Sagolla on Twitter, 140 Characters, Square, and more on Vimeo
  • On the Origins of Twitter

Dom Sagolla Speaking Topics

  • Twitter: Changing the World With 140 Characters

    With over 200 million users worldwide, Twitter has become an instant part of our culture. Not only is it changing the way we communicate, but it has proven to be a tool for social and political change. In this presentation, Dom tells the story of Twitter and introduces the concept of “tweets per capita,” giving us a snapshot of our current status as a planet. He’ll also provide a glimpse into the future of writing and journalism, as well as information and social networks, concluding with a lively Q&A session.

  • Success Through Simplicity: Apps For Everyone

    What does the phenomenal success of the iPhone and iPad and their Apps tellus about what consumers want? Dom Sagolla knows. After his success withTwitter, he founded DollarApp, an iPhone development company, and helped build the official Obama ’08 iPhone Application. Dom has spent the last four years building the world’s largest independent developer community for the iOS, iPhone Developer’s Camp. He is uniquely positioned to explain the explosion of Apps, and what this says about technology culture and how we live today.

  • Culture of Innovation: Creating a Marketplace of Ideas

    Twitter started out as a podcasting company but is now the world's fastesttext communications channel. Blogger began as project management software and is now one of the most popular publication tools in history. Google began with a search box, and is now the world's largest advertising network, changing its identity almost yearly. Adobe started out shipping printer drivers, and is now producing the standard in professional content creation tools. Dom Sagolla has been a part of some of the world's most renown innovation pipelines. From HP Laboratories to the MIT Media Lab, from Harvard Law, Medical, and Education schools to Adobe Labs, Sagolla noticed some common patterns. When absent these patterns and processes, innovation fails to emerge and ideas are squandered. Sagolla believes that any company, no matter what size, can foster the kind of innovation that drives the most aggressive startup. Sagolla maintains that innovation lives in small teams operating as independently as possible, listening to customers, providing a unique experience, and actually creating demand where there was none. Using case studies from Apple and other American companies –both large and small
    • Sagolla explores the truth behind Brian K. Smith’s famous quotation,"On a good day, we fail in a really interesting way."

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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