Ken Jacobson is a Washington, DC-based journalist who has been a reporter and editor for a number of publications covering business, economics, and technology, and served as an investigator on the Democratic staff of U.S. House of Representatives’ Science and Technology Committee between 2007 and 2011. Currently acting as senior editor for the newsletter Manufacturing & Technology News and conducting an independent journalistic investigation, he has been chief editor of two specialized newsletters, New York-based Metals Week and DC-based New Technology Week, and has reported from Paris for Business Week and from Amsterdam for the Associated Press. He has also contributed to a half-dozen published reports of the National Academies’ Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, and authored the 1994 book Embattled Selves: An Investigation into the Nature of Identity Through Oral Histories of Holocaust Survivors. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley.