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Ev Williams Leaves Twitter Board

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By on February 23, 2019

In latest news, Twitter co-founder and CEO Ev Williams is stepping down from the company’s board.

The news of his departure was confirmed at a Friday filing, on the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ev Williams Remarks

Commenting on him leaving the company, he said that it has been 13 years that he has been with the company.

Furthermore, he said that while he had a good time, he will be rooting for Twitter while focusing on other projects.


Williams took over the CEO role in 2008 after Jack Dorsey. Before that, he was in an outsider role at Dick Costolo in 2010.

In the last few months, Williams has been decreasing his stake at Twitter. He owned about and around 14.6 million shares of the company.

Currently the CEO of Medium, he acquired fame over the years due to his achievements.

Ev Williams stake at Twitter were pretty comfortable but on the other hand, Ev Williams said that he wants to focus on the company instead. He will be ‘rooting for Twitter’ but will be focusing on other projects as well.

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