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Jessica E. Lessin

Jessica E. Lessin

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, The Information

Jessica founded The Information in 2013 and is the publication's editor-in-chief. She covered Silicon Valley and the technology industry for eight years at the Wall Street Journal before switching gears to become a "reportrepreneur." At the Journal, she wrote nearly 1,000 articles for the paper, consistently breaking news about major products, management changes and strategy shifts at Apple, Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Twitter and other Internet companies. She was part of a team that was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for a 2011 series on digital privacy and has appeared on CNBC, NPR, CNN and PBS’s “The Charlie Rose Show.” Jessica graduated from Harvard University in 2005 and lives in San Francisco. She can be reached at

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