Biz Stone, entrepreneur, co-founder of Twitter and co-founder and CEO of the startup Jelly will join Rupert Younger, Director of the Oxford Centre for Corporate Reputation in conversation. Biz will be launching his book, Things a Little Bird Told Me: Confessions of a Creative Mind.
Biz Stone is an American entrepreneur and author best known for co-founding Twitter. A progenitor of social networking and blogging, Biz has been developing large scale systems that facilitate the open exchange of information for more than a decade. Having started out as an artist, Biz stresses creativity, learning from mistakes, and celebrates the triumph of humanity over technology. Biz has been named Entrepreneur of the Decade by Inc Magazine, one of the most influential people in the world by TIME magazine, Nerd of the Year by GQ, and one of Vanity Fair's top ten most influential people of the Information Age. Along with his wife, Livia, Biz was named a Huffington Post Game Changer for their work and impact in the field of philanthropy and public service. An adamant believer that when we help others, we also help ourselves, Biz supports a new way to do business with a higher level of ambition, and a better way to measure success. Beyond immediate needs, more and more people are discovering value in selflessness. Biz insists we understand this pattern so together we can deliver deeper meaning in our work and place true value before profit.
Please arrive from 12:00 for a prompt 12:30 start.