How one homeless family inspired a tech CEO to make a $1 million donation

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson made a surprise decision Thursday night to donate $1 million to fund homeless services in San Francisco, expressing concerns that funds that would otherwise come from the recent passage of Prop. C might be tied up in the courts for years.

Lawson, among the 2018 recipients of the San Francisco Business Times’ “Most Admired CEOs” awards, made the announcement as he accepted his award. Standing at the podium, he told attendees he was moved into action after seeing a homeless…