Evan Williams is an American entrepreneur who has co-founded two of the biggest services on the Internet: Blogger (one of the first and largest blogging applications, which he ran for four years before selling to Google in 2003) and Twitter, at which he was the CEO for two years and now serves on the board of directors.
Evan was raised on a farm in rural Nebraska and has been recognized as one of Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneurs of the Decade, one of the 100 most influential people in the world, according to TIME, and named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.
Evan is currently CEO of The Obvious Corporation, which spun out Twitter, Inc. in 2007. Today, Obvious is working on fostering systems that help people work together to improve their lives and the world.
He lives in San Francisco with his wife and son.