Jessi Hempel

Jessi Hempel is Editorial Director of Backchannel and a former senior writer at WIRED covering the business of technology. Before joining WIRED, she served as a senior writer for Fortune, where she penned cover stories on Yahoo!, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In the past, she has written in-depth articles on threats to Twitter’s growth as well as the emerging competition between Facebook and Google over the social web.