New York – Biz Stone, the co-founder of Twitter, will join
AOL’s (NYSE: AOL) new Huffington Post Media Group as a "strategic adviser for social
impact," the company announced on Monday.
Stone’s role will be to
"enhance innovation around social impact and cause-based
initiatives," the company said.
Stone’s main tasks will be to help bolster
AOL’s charitable efforts, developing a platform to spur people into community
service, rallying other companies to develop similar efforts and creating a
video series spotlighting those at the forefront of philanthropy and corporate
Stone called his new role "ambitious, but vitally
"Together we will rally companies to think about new ways
of doing business, share best practices and strive for positive impact at all
levels," said Stone.