Carlye Adler is an award-winning journalist. Her articles have appeared in BusinessWeek, Condé Nast Portfolio, Departures, Fast Company, FORTUNE, TIME, Travel + Leisure, WIRED, and numerous other publications. She co-wrote two books with salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff: The Business of Changing the World: Twenty Great Leaders on Strategic Corporate Philanthropy and Behind the Cloud: The Untold Story of How Salesforce.com Went from Idea to Billion Dollar Company—and Revolutionized an Industry.
Adler has worked in Asia, where she wrote for TIME (Asian Edition) and was the Hong Kong Correspondent for Daily Variety. She has been a senior writer at FSB: Fortune Small Business, where she wrote dozens of feature investigations and won several awards. She has been twice named one of the most influential business journalists under the age of 30 by The Journalist & Financial Reporting (TJFR) Group. Her story on the hefty price of investing in a Krispy Kreme franchise was selected for inclusion in the compendium The Best Business Stories of the Year (2003 Edition, Vintage Books). She has been interviewed about unusual entrepreneurs on CNN and is frequently invited to lecture about journalism at various universities.
Adler began her career in journalism at the New York City Resident, a free weekly newspaper, where she covered everything from the 10th Police Precinct in Chelsea to the Ms. Senior USA competition. She lives in New York City.