Jeff Lawson


TwilioCo-founder and CEO

Jeff Lawson is a serial inventor with 15+ years of entrepreneurial and product experience. Prior to co-founding Twilio, he was Founder & CTO of NineStar, Founding CTO of, Founder of Versity, and one of the original product managers for Amazon Web Services. He started his first company in middle school, and earned his BS in Computer Science & Film/Video from University of Michigan.

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Special Afternoon Keynote

October 18, 1:00pm PT, Eve Room

Ethical Implications of Growing Technology Takeover

Join Anil Dash and Jeff Lawson for a thoughtful discussion about the ethical implications of technology in today’s society and what that means for our future, moderated by TechCrunch’s Megan Rose Dickey. How have social media and artificial intelligence changed the way we think about the impact of technology and what responsibility do developers and companies have to contain the issues?