Biz Stone was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1974. For the past decade, Stone has been developing large scale projects that facilitate the open exchange of information. He is the Co-founder of Twitter, Inc and advisor to several technology startups. Recruited by Google in the early 2000’s, Stone met and collaborated with Evan Williams–the pair would later exit the search company to work on their own startup. Twitter was founded in 2007. Stone has been recognized by Time Magazine as one of the most influential persons in the world. He lives in Northern California with his wife, Livia.