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entrepreneur , Internet company executive

Evan Williams, American Internet company executive, entrepreneur. Named one of PC Magazine's People of Year, 2004, 50 Who Matter Now, Business 2.0, 2007, The World's Most Influential People, TIME magazine, 2009, 40 Under 40, Fortune magazine, 2009, 2010, The 100 Agents of Change, Rolling Stone magazine, 2009.

Background

Williams, Evan was born on March 31, 1972 in Clarks, Nebraska, United States.

Education

Attended, University Nebraska.

Career

Web application developer O'Reilly Media, Intel Corporation, Hewlett Packard Company. Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, creator of weblog-authoring software Blogger Pyra Labs (acquired by Google), San Francisco, 1998—2003. Head Blogger Google Inc., 2003—2004.

Co-founder, principal owner Oden Inc. (acquired by Sonic Mountain, Inc.), 2004—2007. Co-founder Obvious Corporation, 2006, Twitter Inc., San Francisco, 2007, chairman, 2007—2008, Chief Executive Officer, 2008—2010.

Connections

Married Sara Morishige.

spouse:
Sara Morishige