Caroline Fairchild

Caroline Fairchild joined LinkedIn this year as the New Economy Editor to oversee coverage of the venture capital industry and the world of startups. In her role, she reports and writes timely stories, works with venture capitalists and entrepreneurs who write on LinkedIn and curates the entrepreneurship and venture capital news channels on LinkedIn Pulse. Her goal is to make LinkedIn the premium destination for business news. Before starting at LinkedIn, Fairchild founded and wrote The Broadsheet, Fortune's fast-growing daily newsletter about women leaders. Every weekday morning, Fairchild delivered the latest news, touched on hot-button topics, and offered via exclusive interviews a line to the advice and insights of the world's most successful women. Through her reporting, she has interviewed Melinda Gates, Sheryl Sandberg, Ivanka Trump, Warren Buffett and many other successful leaders and innovators. Fairchild also speaks regularly at business conferences and moderates panel discussions. Prior to Fortune, Fairchild ran social media for The Huffington Post's business desk, edited stories and wrote frequently for the website. She attended Duke University on the Robertson Scholarship and graduated with academic honors.

Be sure to follow Caroline on LinkedIn for coverage on the TAP conference and more insights on the mobile and on-demand economy.