Erin Griffith is a senior writer at WIRED, covering the business of technology.
Her newsletter, Erin Griffith's Tribute to the Heroes of Business, is published every few weeks.
Prior to joining WIRED, Erin worked as a senior writer for Fortune. There she was author of the Term Sheet, a daily newsletter about venture capital and private equity, and "Boom with a View," a regular magazine column about the technology industry. She served as cochair of the Fortune Brainstorm TECH conference and cohosted Tech Debate, a Fortune video show. She is a regular guest on "The Digital Show" on Sirius XM Business Radio.
Prior to joining Fortune, Erin wrote for Pando, a Silicon Valley site where she was the second hire. Before that she worked as a staff writer at Adweek, reporting on technology and digital media.
Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, the L.A. Times, The Times of London, Salon, Cosmopolitan, BBC, AARP magazine, Pacific Standard, Time Out New York, Bust, The Huffington Post, Long Shot, Got a Girl Crush zine, and Brooklyn Based. She hosted a live radio show for Pando and co-hosted a podcast for the buyout industry called Talking Private Equity.
From 2007 to 2010, Erin worked as a Senior Reporter for peHUB.com and Buyouts magazine, covering buyouts, leveraged loans, and M&A.
During the deal boom leading up to the financial crisis, she covered consumer products and retail M&A for Mergermarket LLC, where her scoops appeared on Mergermarket, dealReporter, Debtwire, Deal Drivers, and FT.com.
She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, minors in Philosophy and English, and a Women’s Studies certificate from Ohio University.