Jane Metcalfe is an American entrepreneur who starts and invests in companies in a variety of industries, such as media, food, technology, and real estate.
In 1993, Metcalfe co-founded Wired Magazine with Louis Rossetto. The magazine covers technology and how it affects people's daily lives. Following the sale of that company in 1999, she founded TCHO Chocolate. This company produced and sold chocolate using locally-sourced farmers and also invested in technology for the farming process to produce the product. In 2017, Metcalfe founded NEO.LIFE. This is a magazine that covers topics such as biohacking, drugs, fertility, genetics, and more.
Metcalfe has served on multiple boards, including the UC Berkeley Foundation, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Expression Center for New Media, the Stone Research Foundation, and more.
Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers' role in health data
August 14, 2018
Metcalfe wins a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Webbys for her involvement in Wired Magazine.
In 1993, Metcalfe co-founds and launches Wired Magazine.
October 7, 1961
She is born in Louisville, Kentucky.