Bio Box: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone

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Posted: Mar 31, 2011 4:19 PM
Bio Box: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone

NAME: Isaac "Biz" Stone.

OCCUPATION: Co-founder, Twitter

AGE: 37

HOME: Marin County

FAMILY: Married to Livia; no kids, but many pets.

EDUCATION: Studied writing at Northeastern University and the arts at the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Dropped out of both universities after a year.

FOUNDATION: Biz and Livia Stone Foundation.

WORK HISTORY: Worked as a designer at Little, Brown and Co. after dropping out of the University of Massachusetts. Creative director of Internet blogging community Xanga. Senior specialist at Google Inc., where he met Twitter co-founder Evan Williams.

FAVORITE LITERARY CHARACTER: Sherlock Holmes.

FAVORITE TV SHOWS: "Entourage," "House," "Vampire Diaries," "True Blood."

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Perhaps the history of the errors of mankind, all things considered, is more valuable and interesting than that of their discoveries." _ Benjamin Franklin