Evan Williams

Evan Williams
Evan Williams
software engineer

EVAN WILLIAMS is a software engineer who has founded several Internet companies, including Pyra Labs (creator of weblog-authoring software Blogger) and Twitter, of which he is currently CEO. Williams co-founded Pyra Labs, which was eventually acquired by Google. Williams left Google to co-found Odeo, and later Obvious Corp, which spun out Twitter itself into a new company, of which he became CEO in 2008.