Overview

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Primary Role
CEO @
Investments
11 Investments in 10 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
San Francisco
Website:
/person/evan-williams
Social:

Person Details

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Aliases:
Evan Williams

Williams is one of our founders and has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2007. From October 2008 to October 2010, Williams served as our President and Chief Executive Officer, from July 2009 to March 2010, as our Chief Financial Officer and from February 2008 to October 2008, as our Chief Product Officer.

Since April 2011, Williams has served as Chief Executive Officer of Medium, an online publishing platform, and since October 2006, as Chief Executive Officer of The Obvious Corporation, a technology systems innovator. Williams was selected to serve on our board of directors because of the perspective and experience he brings as one of our founders and as one of our largest stockholders, as well as his extensive experience with technology companies.

Jobs (8)

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Current

CEO

Apr, 2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Co-Founder

May, 2007 - Current   (over 9 years)

Co-Founder & CEO

Oct, 2006 - Current   (almost 10 years)
Past
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Ended
Title
Company
Unknown
Unknown
Founder
Mar 12, 2006
Unknown
Founder
Jul, 2009
Mar, 2010
President & CEO
Feb, 2008
Oct, 2008
Chief Product Officer
Unknown
2004
Senior Specialist & Blogger

Board & Advisor Roles (3)

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  • Member of the Board of Advisors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
  • Member of the Board of Directors
    May, 2007
DateInvested InRoundDetails
Dec, 2014$25M / Series CPersonal Investment
Nov, 2014$5M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$10M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2014undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Feb, 2014$25.7M / Series BPersonal Investment
Oct, 2013$6.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Aug, 2012$10M / Series BPersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$20M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$1.5M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jan, 2010$1.73M / AngelPersonal Investment
Jun, 2009undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment

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