Technology Speaker Biz Stone

Biz Stone

Co-Founder of Twitter, Medium & Jelly. Serial entrepreneur

Christopher “Biz” Stone changed the way we communicate once as the co-founder of Twitter. Then he changed it again with Medium. He continues his remarkable career as a fellow of both Oxford and UC Berkeley and a devoted philanthropist and conservationist. Events seeking a firsthand account of Silicon Valley’s most impactful success stories find their ideal keynote speaker in Stone.

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    Biz Stone biography

    Co-founder of Twitter and Medium, business speaker Biz Stone has helped revolutionize the way we communicate with each other. An inspiring public speaker, Biz Stone draws on a remarkable career that has changed the very nature of human communication.

    From the immediacy of tweeting to feature-length articles on Medium, Christopher “Biz” Stone has built the platforms that power our discourse. Five years after Twitter’s launch, he turned his attention to other projects, first as Medium’s co-founder and chief creative officer. In a similar role with the Obvious Corporation, he developed startups including Branch and Lift.

    In 2013, Stone launched Jelly, a community-sourced search engine. When Pinterest acquired Jelly in 2017, Stone returned to Twitter.

    Inc. named Stone its Entrepreneur of the Decade. Both the Economist and the International Center for Journalism honored him with their Innovation Awards. In addition, TIME listed Stone as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and GQ made him its Nerd of the Year for 2014. He even won an Emmy for his contributions to Twitter.

    Stone began his career in book publishing, as a creative designer at Little, Brown. He has also written several titles of his own, including Blogging, Who Let the Blogs Out?, and Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of the Creative Mind. Stone is a visiting fellow at the Oxford University Centre for corporate Reputation and an executive fellow at UC Berkeley.

    Away from the office, Stone is also an active philanthropist with strong interests in environmental conservation, education, and animal rights.

    Biz Stone Speaking Videos

    Biz Stone, Twitter's Founder on building a business for the future
    Biz Stone - Success Doesn't Happen Overnight

    Biz Stone Keynote Topics

    Business, culture, and even our shared human condition is changing at a breathtaking pace. New perspectives, new ideas, and new techniques for successfully embracing this change are needed now more than ever. Biz will share stories of creativity, empathy, innovation, and entrepreneurial spirit showing us a new way to move forward with a new definition of success.

    In this keynote speech, Biz Stone, Twitter co-founder, will tell the amazing story of how a college dropout that wanted to design book jackets went to become one of the most famous social media entrepreneurs of our times. Based on his bestselling book with the same title, Biz will recount his story from joining Google after selling Blogger, to later leave the relative safety of working at a corporate giant to start several ventures - most of which failed - until finally developing Twitter. In this speech, Biz will offer solid advice and inspiration to entrepreneurs who want to change the world.

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