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Biz Stone            

Co-Founder of Twitter

Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and co-founder of Twitter. A progenitor of social media, Stone has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than fifteen years. Biz is Co-founder and CEO of Jelly Industries, a startup supporting both Jelly—a social search engine, and Super, a visual communication network.

Biz has been honored with the International Center for Journalism Innovation Award, INC Magazine named him “Entrepreneur of the Decade,” TIME listed him as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World,” and GQ named him “Nerd of the Year.” In 2014, The Economist recognized Stone with their annual Innovation Award. In 2015, Stone’s Twitter won an Emmy.

Biz is a Fellow at Oxford University, a filmmaker, and an author. Stone’s recent book is titled, Things A Little Bird Told Me. Having started out as an artist, Biz stresses creativity, learning from mistakes, and celebrating the triumph of humanity with a little help from technology. Stone lives near San Francisco with his wife Livia and son Jacob.

Speech Topics


Things A Little Bird Told Me: Simple Lessons About Business, Life, Service and Creativity

Open, Informed, and Engaged: A Changing Communication Landscape

Redefining Success

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.

News


Twitter founder Biz Stone heads in new direction - LA Times

Biz Stone knows abandoning a struggling project to try something else can be a smart move. After all, he was part of a team that dumped the seldom-heard ...

Biz Stone Makes A STAND For Charity

Biz Stone has joined STAND as Chairman where he will lend his expertise, network, voice, and vision to help the company realize its global vision...

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone relaunches Jelly as a human-powered ...

Calling it an “un-pivot,” Biz Stone is bringing back Jelly, the Q&A app he created in 2013. Launching today, the new and improved Jelly remains close to its roots,  ...

Biz Stone on pivoting and relaunching Jelly - Apps | TechCrunch TV

Calling it an “un-pivot,” Biz Stone is bringing back Jelly, the Q&A app he created in 2013. Launching today, the new and improved Jelly remains close to its roots,  ...

Twitter's Biz Stone opens Jelly, hopes it will spread - CNET

Twitter's Biz Stone opens Jelly, hopes it will spread. The Twitter co-founder officially launches his on-again-off-again search engine project, which directs users' ...

Biz Stone: The World Needs Twitter - Bloomberg

Jelly CEO and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone talks about the future of Twitter. He speaks on Bloomberg Markets. (Source: Bloomberg)

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Is Giving Back To Help Kids Have ...

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone's #BestSchoolDay ever took place in 3rd grade when he took home the prize for the bicycle safety essay contest at his school.

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone: Dorsey Is Doing Great - Bloomberg

Biz Stone, Jelly's chief executive officer and one of Twitter's co-founders, ... Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone: Dorsey Is Doing Great ... Most Recent Videos.

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