Evan Williams was bornon 31 March 1972 in Clarks, United States, is Cofounder and Director, Twitter. Evan Williams is #1285 in List Billionaires People In The World. Evan Williams, also referred to as "Ev," has started three digital publishing companies: Blogger, Twitter and Medium. A University of Nebraska dropout, Williams grew up working on his family's soybean and corn farm. Williams learned to write computer code on his own and created blogging platform Blogger with two friends. They sold it to Google in 2003. He cofounded Twitter and has served as a member of its board of directors since May 2007. He was President and CEO from July 2009 to March 2010. Williams is now focused on Medium, the online publishing platform he founded in 2012.
Maybe it was because I grew up on that farm with so many ideas in my head and so few people to share them with that I couldn't think of anything more exciting than a system with the potential to connect brains from all over the planet.