Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has stepped down from his role as CEO of the company, according to a post he authored Monday on Twitter's official blog. Dick Costolo, currently serving as chief operating officer, has taken over, effective immediately; Williams will focus on product strategy.
Williams, already well known in the tech industry for having sold Blogger parent company Pyra Labs to Google in 2003, had co-founded Twitter in 2006 with Biz Stone and Jack Dorsey. Initially, Dorsey served as CEO; he stepped aside almost exactly two years ago, and Williams took over. Dorsey is now on the executive … Read more