Adam Lashinsky covers Silicon Valley and Wall Street for FORTUNE and is the author of Inside Apple: How America’s Most Admired – and Secretive – Company Really Works (Hachette Book Group/Grand Central Publishing). He has been on the magazine’s staff since 2001, and for two years before that was a contributing columnist. In addition, Lashinsky is a contributor to the Fox News Channel, appearing weekly on the network’s “Cavuto on Business” program on Saturday mornings; co-chair of FORTUNE’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference; and a seasoned speaker and panel moderator. Lashinsky’s cover-story subjects in FORTUNE have included Apple, Hewlett-Packard and Google. He also has written in-depth articles on Wells Fargo, Intel, Oracle, eBay, Twitter, and the venture-capital industry, as well as on topics ranging from San Francisco politics and oil-exploration technology to the post-Katrina economic recovery of New Orleans. Prior to joining FORTUNE, Lashinsky was a columnist for The San Jose Mercury News and TheStreet.com. Before moving to California, he was a reporter and editor for Crain’s Chicago Business. As a Henry Luce Scholar, he worked for a year in Tokyo as a reporter for the Nikkei Weekly, the English-language version of Japan’s main economic daily. He began his career in the Washington, D.C., bureau of Crain Communications.
A native of Chicago, Lashinsky earned a degree in history and political science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.