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Stephanie Mehta

CEO and Chief Content Officer, Fast Company, Mansueto Ventures

Stephanie Mehta is CEO and chief content officer of Mansueto Ventures, the business media company that publishes Fast Company and Inc. She previously spent nearly four years as editor-in-chief of Fast Company, overseeing its print, digital, and live journalism. Under her leadership, Fast Company was a National Magazine Award finalist in the design category three years in a row. 

Mehta began her career as a business reporter at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Virginia, before moving to The Wall Street Journal to cover small business, venture capital and technology.  

She has held senior writing and editing positions at Fortune, Bloomberg Media and Vanity Fair, where she coedited the annual New Establishment and curated the invitation-only New Establishment Summit. 

She is the author of Fast Company Innovation by Design: Creative Ideas that Transform the Way We Live and Work, published in September 2021. She serves on the boards of the Women’s Forum of New York, the American Society of Magazine Editors, and Airbel Impact Lab, the research and innovation arm of the International Rescue Committee. 

Mehta received a B.A. in English and an M.S. in journalism from Northwestern University. A Chicago-area native, she now lives with her husband and two daughters in Scarsdale, New York.