Evan Williams

Co-Founder, Twitter, Inc.

Evan Williams is co-founder of Twitter. The free, world-changing application Williams helped launch has become a vital connector of people and communities as well as a vital tool for social and political activism. Williams focuses on harnessing the Internet for simple solutions to big challenges and is currently exploring new ideas at Obvious LLC. Before Williams worked on Twitter, he was part of an earlier revolution in mass communication, Blogger, while working at Google. He left Google in 2004 to launch the podcasting service Odeo. Twitter spun out of Odeo in 2006 as a side project.

Videos/Audio of Evan Williams

In their second appearance at the Aspen Ideas Festival, Twitter founders Biz Stone and Evan Williams announce their new... See more
The founders of Twitter, Evan Williams and Biz Stone, talk global affairs with Walter Isaacson.  See more
Studio executives from the industry's top companies will discuss how social media, particularly Twitter, is reshaping... See more
Global affairs with the founders of Twitter. Evan Williams and Biz Stone speak with Walter Isaacson. See more