Jessica Lessin, The Information CEO
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As technology and media become increasingly intertwined, Dean Lloyd Minor welcomes Silicon Valley insider and The Information CEO Jessica Lessin. They discuss cultivating sources in the nation’s most dynamic companies, the greatest challenges facing tech companies, and building trust with news consumers who are increasingly confronted with misinformation. They also examine how tech must grapple with data privacy, how women can break barriers in business, and how the pandemic is redefining corporate culture and forging new avenues of growth and success.
Meet Jessica Lessin
Jessica E. Lessin founded The Information in 2013 and serves as the publication’s CEO, leading a team of reporters focused on tech. Prior to The Information, Lessin covered Silicon Valley and the technology industry for eight years at The Wall Street Journal, writing nearly 1,000 articles and consistently breaking news about major products, management changes, and strategy shifts at Silicon Valley’s largest 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.