Elizabeth Holmes, the founding father of the blood testing start-up Theranos, arrived in courtroom on Monday for her second day of testimony. She got here together with her mom, Noel Holmes, and one other one who has been a constant presence alongside her on the trial: Billy Evans, her associate.
Mr. Evans’s household based the Evans Lodge Group, a lodge chain in Southern California. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Expertise in 2015 and labored at a tech start-up till early 2019, based on his public LinkedIn web page.
Not a lot is publicly identified about Ms. Holmes’s relationship with Mr. Evans. The 2 had been first seen collectively on the Burning Man pageant in 2018, the 12 months that Theranos shut down. Mr. Evans and Ms. Holmes, 37, had a baby collectively in July; she usually totes a diaper bag in courtroom.
Mr. Evans usually sits with the remainder of Ms. Holmes’s household of their reserved row within the courtroom in San Jose, Calif., often leaning over to seek advice from Noel Holmes throughout testimony. He and the opposite members of Ms. Holmes’s entourage preserve to themselves and don’t work together with the press or the general public. He has declined to touch upon the trial.