Sr. Editor at Large
Jessi Hempel is a senior editor at large at LinkedIn, and host of the weekly podcast “Hello Monday with Jessi Hempel.” Previously, Hempel was a senior writer at WIRED and head of editorial for Backchannel, where she helped guide digital feature-writing about the most important people and companies in technology. Earlier in her career, she was a senior writer for Fortune, where she penned cover stories on Yahoo!, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and IBM, and co-chaired Fortune’s Aspen tech conference. She has appeared on CNN, PBS, MSNBC, Fox, and CNBC, and she speaks regularly on the culture and business of technology. Before that, Hempel wrote for BusinessWeek, and TIME Asia. Hempel is a graduate of Brown University and received a Masters in Journalism from U.C. Berkeley. She lives in New York City.