Jack Dorsey bought himself more time as Twitter CEO, but it might not matter

Jack Dorsey photographed during London Tech Week

Jack Dorsey photographed during London Tech Week | Photo by Matt Crossick/PA Images via Getty Images

On Thursday, after Jack Dorsey’s first public comments since he was targeted by activist investor Elliott Management, I suggested that the real drama was just beginning. On some level, for reasons we’ll get into, this may be true. But on another level it was dead wrong. The fight some of us expected between Elliott and Twitter did not materialize. Instead, Twitter folded like a card table.

Here’s Scott Deveau in Bloomberg:

Twitter Inc. will appoint three new directors to its board and create a committee to review its leadership and governance, as part of an agreement with activist investor Elliott Management Corp. and private equity firm Silver Lake. The pact leaves Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey in place.

Silver Lake will also…

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