Christopher Isaac "Biz" Stone (born March 10, 1974) is a co-founder and Creative Director of Twitter, Inc and also helped to create and launch Xanga, Blogger, Odeo, and The Obvious Corporation, founded in June 2011 with his long time collaborators Evan Williams and Jason Goldman to focus on building systems that help people work together to improve the world. Stone currently serves as Chief Creative Officer at Obvious. Stone has published two books about blogging, Blogging: Genius Strategies for Instant Web Content (New Riders, 2002) and Who Let The Blogs Out? (St Martins, 2004). In addition to his long running personal blog, Stone has published an op-ed piece in The Atlantic. Stone, along with Evan Williams, was 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, and one of Vanity Fair (magazine)'s Top Ten Most Influential People of the Information Age.
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