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Amir Efrati

Senior Reporter

Amir helped launch The Information in 2013. His reporting on Uber's corporate practices and on the dangers and limits of self-driving vehicle development at Tesla, Uber, Alphabet's Waymo, and General Motors' Cruise won consecutive Best in Business awards from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW) in 2017, 2018, and 2019, respectively. Before The Information, he spent the previous nine years at the Wall Street Journal reporting on technology, health, and criminal justice. He was first to report on Bernie Madoff’s arrest and broke major news about the epic fraud. Federal judges have cited his reporting on egregious criminal sentencing. His TV and radio appearances include CNBC, PBS, BBC, Fox, and NPR. He graduated from the University of Iowa, which is his home state. He can be reached at amir@theinformation.com.