Adam Lashinsky covers Silicon Valley and Wall Street for FORTUNE. He has been on the magazine’s staff since 2001, and for two years before that was a contributing columnist. In addition, he is a weekly panelist on the Fox News Channel’s “Cavuto on Business” program on Saturday morning, and he appears frequently throughout the week on other Fox News and Fox Business Network programs. He also is a seasoned speaker and panel moderator.
Lashinsky’s articles focus on, but are not limited to, coverage of finance and technology. Feature articles have included in-depth examinations of Silicon Valley stalwarts Apple, Google, Yahoo, eBay, Hewlett-Packard, and Intel, as well as coverage of venture capital, private equity and the post-Katrina economic recovery of New Orleans.
Prior to joining FORTUNE, Lashinsky was the Silicon Valley columnist for TheStreet.com. From 1997 to 1999, he was the San Jose Mercury News’ first high-tech stocks columnist, and from 1992 to 1997, he covered a variety of beats as a reporter for Crain’s Chicago Business, culminating in the position of assistant managing editor. He left Crain’s for a year beginning in late 1994 to work as a Henry Luce Scholar in Tokyo as a reporter for the Nikkei Weekly, the English-language version of Japan’s main economic daily, Nihon Keizai Shimbun. From 1989 to 1992, he worked in the Washington DC bureau of Crain Communications Inc.
A native of Chicago, Lashinsky earned a degree in history and political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1989. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.