Heather Cabot is an author, award-winning journalist, podcaster, keynote speaker and former ABC News correspondent and anchor.
She is the host of The New Chardonnay podcast and the author of The New Chardonnay: The Unlikely Story of How Marijuana Went Mainstream, published in August 2020 by Currency, an imprint of Crown/Penguin Random House. The book has earned kudos from Kirkus, Booklist and Publishers Weekly for its deep reporting and entertaining storytelling. It was selected as a Good Morning America “must-read.”
She is also the co-author of the Wall Street Journal-acclaimed Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech, published by St. Martin’s Press in 2017. Heather has spoken widely about entrepreneurship, startup financing, and diversity in tech at events hosted by Google, Facebook, Audible, Accenture, BNY Mellon Bank, KBS, WeWork, Vimeo, and more as well as appearances at SXSW, the Texas Conference for Women, Forbes30Under30, Rutgers, Cornell, Propelify, Stylus Decoded Future, Arcview, Pitchforce and 36|86 Startup Festival.
She serves on the Alumni Board of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and was an adjunct professor at the school from 2012-17. She is a married mother of teen twins and resides with her family outside New York City.