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Twitter co-founder Ev Williams steps down from board

Photo of Twitter co-founder Ev Williams speaking on conference stage.
Ev Williams speaking at Web Summit 2018 Lisbon, Portugal. Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams is stepping down from the company's board after 12 years.

Why it matters: Williams helped start the company in 2006 and was Twitter's CEO from 2008 to 2010. He's currently running Medium, an online publishing service, while also investing in startups.