Jessica Lessin

Jessica Lessin is the founder and CEO of The Information, a publication known for original, in-depth reporting about the technology industry, which has become a go-to daily read for business leaders through a combination of the best talent in the reporting industry, high standards for reporting and sourcing, and a focus on analysis. In addition to growing The Information’s subscriber community and team, Jessica continues to regularly report on the technology industry and writes the weekly column The Takeaway. She previously covered the biggest tech companies for the Wall Street Journal, breaking major deals, product launches, and CEO changes. In 2011, she was part of a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for a series on digital privacy. In 2014, Vanity Fair named her one of a new generation of media disruptors. Jessica is a contributor and regular guest on CNBC and has appeared on NPR, CNN, and PBS’s The Charlie Rose Show. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College.