Erin Griffith

Photo by Bill Wadman

Photo by Bill Wadman

Erin Griffith is a senior writer at Fortune, covering technology, startups and venture capital. Her column, "Boom with a View" is published regularly in Fortune magazine, and she contributes a monthly column to the Los Angeles Times. In addition to, her work is featured on, and

Erin is co-host of Tech Debate, a Fortune video show, and regularly appears on Fortune’s weekly news show, Fortune Live. She is a regular guest on "The Digital Show" on Sirius XM Business Radio.

Her newsletter, Erin Griffith's Tribute to the Heroes of Business, is published every few weeks.

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,  Salon, Pacific Standard,  Cosmopolitan,  BBCAARP magazine, Time Out New YorkBustThe Huffington PostLong 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.

Throughout the financial crisis, Erin worked as a Senior Reporter for 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

She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, minors in Philosophy and English, and a Women’s Studies certificate from Ohio University.