Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and author best known for co-founding Twitter. A progenitor of social networking and blogging, Stone has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than a decade. Having started out as an artist, Stone stresses creativity, learning from mistakes, and celebrates the triumph of humanity over technology.
Stone has been named Entrepreneur of the Decade by Inc Magazine, one of the most influential people in the world by TIME magazine, Nerd of the Year by GQ, and one of Vanity Fair's top ten most influential people of the Information Age. Along with his wife, Livia, Stone was named a Huffington Post Game Changer for their work and impact in the field of philanthropy and public service.
An adamant believer that when we help others, we also help ourselves, Stone supports a new way to do business with a higher level of ambition, and a better way to measure success. Beyond immediate needs, more and more people are discovering value in selflessness. Stone insists we understand this pattern so together we can deliver deeper meaning in our work and place true value before profit.