Co-founder of Williams Students Online, DeWitt was originally in the class of '97. DeWitt took a year off to help start Tripod, Inc., before returning to graduate in '98 as a double major in Political Science and Computer Science. After graduation, DeWitt went to work in Seattle, WA as a Program Manager for Microsoft. DeWitt returned to the Berkshires to start both Eziba and Avacet. DeWitt later moved to New York City to run software development for Site59, Inc. and software architecture for Travelocity, then to Palo Alto, CA to help run engineering for A9.com, Amazon.com's search engine company. DeWitt is currently at Google, another popular search engine. DeWitt lives in San Francisco, CA, and continues to write about and develop open source applications at [http://www.unto.net Unto.net].
He is not to be confused with the DeWitt Clinton who served as governor of New York State and championed the construction of the Erie Canal.