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

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

She served as Editorial Director at entertainment and music management company Atom Factory, leading the company’s media division, and co-founded Smashd, a publication and platform about the merger of culture and technology.

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 and USC. 


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

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.