Jennifer L. Schenker, who has dual French and American citizenship, got her start in 1978 working for Time Magazine in the Middle East. Later she worked for daily papers owned by the three largest newspaper chains in the United States, including the Miami Herald.
She has been covering the global tech industry from Paris since 1985. After working for McGraw-Hill’s Electronics and Data Communications magazines Schenker joined the start-up team of Communications Week International, a now-defunct business/technology newspaper which covered the global telecommunications industry.
From 1996 to 1998 she worked for the Wall Street Journal Europe, covering breaking technology news and working as the assistant managing editor of Convergence, the Journal’s quarterly technology magazine.
She was Time Magazine’s senior writer/technology in Europe and was editor of Time Digital, a quarterly technology report, from January of 1999 to April 2003.
From 2003-2004 Schenker wrote about technology for the International Herald Tribune.
She served as international editor of Red Herring Magazine from 2004-2006, recruiting and overseeing a team of journalists based in India, China, Israel and Europe.
She worked as BusinessWeek’s European technology correspondent from 2007 to 2009.
After leaving BusinessWeek Schenker founded Informilo, a U.K.-based media company that operates a website and publishes print magazines about the global tech sector. Under Jennifer’s leadership Informilo published 42 print magazines in 14 countries, launched a corporate subscription business and organized more than a dozen networking events in Western Europe and Russia.
Jennifer sold her shares in Informilo in April 2016 and is currently working on the launch of a new business magazine called the Innovator.
Jennifer has been a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneers judge for 16 years. She was voted one of the 50 most inspiring women in technology in Europe in 2015 and 2016.