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

She serves as Editorial Director at Atom Factory, leading a media division of the company. She co-founded SMASHD at Atom Factory -- a publication and platform that brings a new voice to tech, culture, and entrepreneurship.

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

Prior to Forbes, she served as senior digital 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.