Janet Wu

Master of Ceremonies

Janet Wu is a journalist and moderator. 

For the last 5 years, she has covered business and innovation for Bloomberg. Before that, she was an Anchor/Health Correspondent for 7NBC.

Her Op-Eds and essays have been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, and the “Norton Sampler of Essays.” She graduated from Yale with a dual major in Philosophy and Psychology and earned a master’s degree in Journalism and International Affairs at Columbia University.

She sits on the board of the Council of Strategic Risks, a DC-based think tank addressing security challenges.  She is also on the board of the Harvard Musical Association. She’s a member of the President’s Council of the New England Conservatory of Music and Board of Advisors for Franciscan Children’s Hospital. She is a founding member of SheGives, a philanthropic fund created by women.

Wu was named the 2015 New England Girl Scouts “Leading Woman of the Year” and delivered a TEDX talk on exploration and resilience. She has traveled to 90 countries, 41 of them alone.