Sara Ashley O'Brien
Writer, CNN Business
Sara Ashley O'Brien is a tech writer for CNN Business, covering tech's highly-valued startups and their societal impact.
Sara Ashley O'Brien is a writer covering tech and tech culture for CNN Business.
She frequently writes about tech's "unicorn" companies and their societal impact, as well as online cultural issues including harassment and revenge porn. She's done deep dives on issues ranging from sexual harassment and assault by ridehailing drivers to the rise of deepfakes. She's also reported on the hot button H-1B visa, as well diversity and inclusion as it pertains to the tech industry.
She went to University of Virginia, and got her M.S. in 2014 at Columbia University's School of Journalism. She currently resides in New York City. Follow her @saraashleyo