Helft, San Fran bureau chief for Forbes, is leaving
Miguel Helft, the San Francisco bureau chief for Forbes magazine for the past three years, has decided to leave the organization.
In a tweet, Helft said he plans to spend time evaluating opportunities.
Helft joined Forbes as the San Francisco bureau chief on Jan. 20, 2015. He led Forbes’ technology reporting team, guiding technology coverage, mentoring staff writers, supporting Forbes’ contributor model, as well as editing Forbes magazine and online features. He also wrote regularly for Forbes magazine and Forbes.com, covering top companies and major stories.
Helft previously was a senior writer at Fortune magazine, covering technology. His 2013 Fortune cover story profiling Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg won a New York Press Club award for feature writing.
Previous roles included technology writer at The New York Times, editorial writer at San Jose Mercury News, senior writer at The Industry Standard, staff writer at San Jose Mercury News, and a reporter at the Los Angeles Times.