Evan Williams

Evan Williams
CEO, The Obvious Corporation

Website | @ev

Evan Williams is an American entrepreneur who has co-founded two of
the biggest services on the Internet—Blogger, which he ran for four
years before selling to Google in 2003, and Twitter, where he was CEO
for two years and now serves on the board of directors. Most recently,
he launched Medium, a new publishing platform where he serves as CEO.

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. He lives in San
Francisco with his wife and two sons.

Sessions

Keynote
Location: Broadway Ballroom
Evan Williams (The Obvious Corporation)
Evan Williams, co-founder of Pyra Labs (creators of Blogger) and Twitter will be giving a brief demo of his new online publishing platform, "Medium." Read more.
Keynote
Location: Broadway Ballroom
Douglas Rushkoff ("Program or Be Programmed"), Evan Williams (The Obvious Corporation)
Join Media Theorist Doug Rushkoff and entrepreneur Evan Williams for an engaging discussion about the future of the Web, and the implications for authors, readers, and the publishing industry. Read more.

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