Reporter, The Information
Serena is a reporter with The Information, covering venture capital. She has returned to journalism after a two-year break. She previously was a senior technology reporter for Bloomberg News, covering venture capital and tech startups and breaking news on Uber and Snapchat early rounds of financing at multibillion-dollar valuations. She joined Bloomberg News in August 2008 as part of the finance team, quickly leading the coverage of Lehman Brothers’ bankruptcy for which she shared the 2009 Society of American Business Editors and Writers Awards for enterprise reporting. She also won the Silurians Society’s award for excellence in business reporting for an article on 2009’s Wall Street bonus furor. Before joining Bloomberg, she was a financial reporter for Dow Jones Newswires in Milan, Italy, and in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she often contributed to The Wall Street Journal and to CNBC TV. She previously worked for Ap.biscom in Rome, the Italian service of the Associated Press, where she covered International finance. Serena speaks five languages and earned a Master of Science in political economy from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, after graduating from La Sapienza University of Rome with a degree in political sciences. She spends her free time skiing, biking, sailing and looking for the next outdoor adventure. In NYC she is a volunteer for NY Cares.