Kara Swisher

Author, Technology Columnist , Wall Street Journal

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Kara Swisher is an American technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal and an author and commentator on the Internet. Her most recent venture is a website called <re/code> that was co-founded with Walt Mossberg on January 1, 2014 and is based in San Francisco, California.

Kara Swisher started covering digital issues for the Wall Street Journal’s San Francisco bureau in 1997. Her column, “BoomTown,” originally appeared on the front page of the Marketplace section and also online at WSJ.com.

Previously, Kara covered breaking news about the Web’s major players and Internet policy issues, as one of its first hires to cover the Web, and also wrote feature articles on technology for the newspaper. She has also written a weekly column for the Personal Journal on home gadget issues called “Home Economics.”

With Walt Mossberg, Kara has co-produced D: All Things Digital, a major high-tech conference with interviewees such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and many other leading players in the tech and media industries. The gathering is considered one of the leading conferences focused on the convergence of tech and media industries. Kara and Walt were also co-executive editors of the AllThingsD.com Web site from 2007 until the end of 2013.

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