Erick Schonfeld is Co-Editor of TechCrunch.
Previously, as editor-at-large of Business 2.0, he contributed to the editorial development of Business 2.0 magazine, wrote feature stories, and put out the daily Next Net blog, from New York. He covers both major corporations-including Amazon, eBay, General Electric, Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Yahoo-and startups inventing new technologies.
Prior to Time Inc.'s acquisition of Business 2.0, Schonfeld was an editor-at-large for eCompany Now and a contributing editor for Fortune, where he wrote about technology and investing over a seven year period. In 1999, Schonfeld won the prize for best information-technology submission at London's Business Journalist of the Year Awards, and in 2001 he won the prize for best space submission at the Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards in Paris.
He appears regularly on CNBC, CNN, and NY1, and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Schonfeld graduated magna cum laude from Cornell University in 1993.