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Twitter co-founder Evan Williams steps down

Twitter Inc fellow benefactor Evan Williams will venture down as the board part before the finish of February 2019.

Twitter Inc fellow benefactor Evan Williams will venture down as the board part before the finish of February 2019.

Williams, one of the four organizers of the small scale blogging webpage, expounded on his choice in a progression of tweets.

“I’m very lucky to have served on the @Twitter board for 12 years (ever since there was a board). It’s been overwhelmingly interesting, educational—and, at times, challenging,” he wrote.

“Thank you, @jack and @biz for starting this crazy company with me—and continuing to make it better and better. And to my fellow board members, new and old—some of the most thoughtful people I’ve ever known.

“And, of course, thank you to the almost 4,000 Twitter employees who are doing the hard work every day.

“I’m going to ride off into the sunset (or…down Market Street), so I can focus on some other things. I will always be rooting for the team (and, if someone lets me in, come by for lunch),” he added.

In March 2006, Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams made the small scale blogging webpage which overwhelmed the world before long.

The 46-year-old, additionally alluded to as ‘Ev’, is a dropout of the University of Nebraska. He additionally established two well known distributing stages – Blogger and Medium.

Blogger, was propelled by Pyra Labs which was established by Williams and Meg Hourihan. It was gained by Google in February 2003.

Williams supposedly has a total assets of $1.7 Billion, as per Forbes. “Williams is presently centered around Medium, the web based distributing stage he established in 2012,” it includes.


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