Alexandra Wolfe has resigned from The Wall Street Journal to join the board of directors of Palantir.
Palantir, which is expected to go public soon, provides software to spy agencies and governments for surveillance purposes.
After graduating from Duke University, Wolfe worked as a staff reporter for the New York Observer, The Wall Street Journal and then Condé Nast Portfolio. “The Valley of the Gods” is her first book.
As a freelancer, she wrote regular columns for Bloomberg Businessweek, features for Travel + Leisure and Departures, and has written cover stories for Vanity Fair and Town & Country.
She is a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal’s Review section, where she writes the weekly profile column Weekend Confidential.
She is the daughter of novelist Tom Wolfe.