Alex Leo is a writer and technologist living in New York City. She is an editor-at-large for Newsweek, where she was previously the head of product. Before that she was the head of product for Reuters.com, a senior editor at The Huffington Post and an associate producer at ABC News. She was named one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in 2012 and chosen by NBC New York as one of the top twenty people to follow on Twitter. She has written for The Guardian, The Atlantic Wire, Elle, Jezebel, Reuters, and more, as well as the play "Love, Loss and What I Wore."
She is a regular contributor to PBS MediaShift and on the advisory board to Internet Week New York. She has been described as "a starter" by Nieman Journalism Lab for her ability to build new properties and "hilarious" by Mediabistro for her ability to make fun of NYT headlines.