Owen Thomas

Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle

Owen Thomas is the business editor of the San Francisco Chronicle. He supervises The Chronicle’s business and technology coverage. Previously, Thomas was the editor-in-chief of ReadWrite, a technology news site. His digital experience includes serving as the West Coast Editor of Business Insider, executive editor at the Daily Dot, and managing editor of Gawker Media’s Valleywag. Before that, he served in various roles at Time Inc.’s Business 2.0 magazine, the Red Herring, and Wired.

Thomas has a bachelor’s degree in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago.

Past Appearances

Bay Area Ventures: April 29, 2019

Hosts Doug Collom and Irina Yuen are joined by Amy Frederickson (Founder, Revitaliste), Jorey Ramer (CEO and Founder, Super), and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, April 29, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.Read More

Air Date: Monday, April 29, 2019

Bay Area Ventures: March 18, 2019

Hosts Sam Brasch, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Kash Mathur (Chief Operating Officer, Chewse), Linda Crawford (Chief Executive Officer, Helpshift), and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, March 18, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.Read More

Air Date: Monday, March 18, 2019

Bay Area Ventures: January 7, 2019

Hosts Sam Brasch, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Trevor Martin (CEO, Mammoth Biosciences) and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, January 7, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.Read More

Air Date: Monday, January 7, 2019

Bay Area Ventures: December 17, 2018

Hosts Doug Collom and Irina Yuen are joined by Doug Bewsher (CEO, Leadspace) and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, December 17, 2018 edition of Bay Area Ventures.Read More

Air Date: Monday, December 17, 2018

Launch Pad: September 9, 2015

Host Rob Coneybeer is joined by Dilip Goswami (Co-Founder and CEO, Molekule), Cyril Ebersweiler (Founder and Managing Director, HAX), Naval Ravikant (Co-Founder and CEO, AngelList), and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Wednesday, September 9, 2015 edition of Launch Pad.Read More

Air Date: Wednesday, September 9, 2015

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On Wharton Business Radio

Bay Area Ventures: June 3, 2019 Episode Featured ImageBay Area Ventures: June 3, 2019

Hosts Roland Vandermeer, Doug Collom, and Irina Yuen are joined by Abhinav Asthana (CEO, Founder, Postman) and Owen Thomas (Business Editor, San Francisco Chronicle) on the Monday, June 3, 2019 edition of Bay Area Ventures.

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