Christopher Stone

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Christopher StoneName: Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone

Born: March 10, 1974

Computer-related contributions

  • Co-founder and Creative Director of Twitter, Inc and also helped to create and launch Xanga, Odeo, Blogger and The Obvious Corporation, founded in June 2011.

Significant publications

  • Who Let The Blogs Out? (2004).
  • Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content (2002).

Honors and awards

  • Named 2009 Nerd of the Year by GQ magazine.
  • One of the Most Influential People in The World by TIME.
  • Entrepreneur of the Decade by Inc. Magazine.
  • One of Vanity Fair (magazine)'s Top Ten Most Influential People of the Information Age.
  • International Center for Journalists' first Innovation Award in 2010.

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