Evan Williams Bio Details

Full name

Evan Clark Williams





Date of birth

31 Mar 1972

Birth place

Clarks, Nebraska, USA


Internet Entrepreneur

Computer Programmer

Marketing Executive (1997)

Chairman (2006)

CEO Of Twitter (2008 - 2010)


Clarks Public College, Clarks, Nebraska,, United States (Finished 1989)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

Columbus High School, Columbus, United States (1989)

Co founded Blogger with Meg Hourihan and Paul Bausch in 1999.  3 years later following fractions within the team, Evan rebuilt and sold Blogger to Google.
Co-founded Twitter with Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone and Noah Glass in 2006 and worked as the company's CEO between 2008 and 2010.
Twitter's international success heightened after the June 2009 presidentaiol elections in Iran.  Thousands of opposition supporters used tweets as a way to keep the world informed of latest developments in the election after the government blocked text messaging an satellite feeds.  In 2016 Twitter had over 300 million users.
Co created the publishing platform, Medium in 2012.

Evan Williams

Co Founder of Twitter and Blogger
Evan Williams

Relationship History

Sara Williams


2 children together


Professional Partners

Jack Dorsey

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Biz Stone

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Noah Glass

Professional Working Relationship

working together from 2006

Evan Williams Children

Miles Williams


Miles Williams

with Sara Williams

Son of Twitter Co Founder Evan Williams

Owen Williams


Owen Williams

with Sara Williams

Evan Williams Siblings

Lincoln Williams


Ally Williams


Evan Williams Family

Evan Williams's parents:

Evan Williams's father is Monte Wiliams Evan Williams's mother is Laurie Taake

Evan Williams's children:

Evan Williams's son is Miles Williams Evan Williams's son is Owen Williams

Evan Williams's current partners:

Evan Williams's wife is Sara Williams

Evan Williams's siblings:

Evan Williams's brother is Lincoln Williams Evan Williams's sister is Ally Williams

Evan Williams FameChain Links

Titans of the Internet

Other people in this association:

Tim Berners-Lee

Sergey Brin

Larry Page