Lori Kozlowski is an editor, writer, and media executive, exploring storytelling in all its forms.

Currently, she is a producer on a virtual reality film series called Day of Empathy, which uses VR to explore human rights and social justice issues.

She co-founded SMASHD at Atom Factory -- a publication and platform that brings a new voice to tech, culture, and entrepreneurship. She also served as Editorial Director at Atom Factory, building out the company's media division.

Previously, she was a digital editor and columnist for Forbes, writing about entrepreneurs, startups, and technology.

Prior to Forbes, she was a senior editor at the Los Angeles Times, where she headed mobile technology, digital strategy, and emerging platforms for the media company.

She has been on staff at Entrepreneur Magazine, has worked with MIT Media Lab startups, and has served as adjunct faculty at Chapman University. 

She holds a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Southern California. 

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Born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, she learned early to take big risks and always use sunscreen.  She is a lover of red pens, lipstick, and lots of tea (hot or iced).

Ms. Kozlowski has lived in Claremont, California; Seattle, Washington; and London, U.K. She currently resides in Los Angeles.