Being named among the very few and quoted in top magazines and articles on Tech, Dick Costolo is one of the most influential and modish tech CEOs of the current era. Born in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA on September 10, 1963, Costolo was more inclined towards improvisational comedy during his early days. During his childhood in Detroit suburbs, he learned to program computer games.Costolo graduated from the University of Michigan with a BS in computer and communication sciences in the year 1985. During his incumbency at the University he also joined as 'brother' in the social fraternity Phi Gamma Delta.
In order to fulfill the requirements of the University curriculum, he took theater classes. His performance and dedication to everything he was associated made him very popular on campus.Upon graduating from the University, Costolo turned down many job offers and joined Annoyance Theater improve troupe in Chicago in improvisational comedy.