Laura Mandaro is a San Francisco-based senior editor for The Information. Laura previously was the San Francisco bureau chief for Forbes, where she managed a team of technology, venture capital and future-of-industry reporters developing features and investigations for the magazine and web. Previously, she was a technology and national editor at USA TODAY in San Francisco, where she led coverage of the unexpected consequences of the tech boom, oversaw the launch of a consumer tech blog, and hosted a podcast with startups and venture capitalists. She spent seven years at Dow Jones/MarketWatch, starting as an industrials and aerospace reporter and eventually leading the markets and investing teams, where she was an editor on a SABEW-award winning series on gold. She started her career at American Banker in New York City.