Evan Williams

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Evan WilliamsName: Evan Williams

Born: March 31, 1972, in Clarks, Nebraska, United States

Computer-related contributions

  • American entrepreneur and founder of two of the Internet's top ten websites, Blogger and Twitter.
  • Williams invented the term "blogger" and was instrumental in the popularization of the term "blog".

Honors and awards

  • Named to the MIT Technology Review TR100 as one of the top 100 innovators in the world under the age of 35 (2003).
  • Named one of PC Magazine's "People of the Year" (2004).

Quotes

"When you give people better ways to share information great things happen"

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