Susan Adams is a senior editor at Forbes where she covers entrepreneurs for the magazine and for These days she focuses on small businesses and startups, but she’s also profiled billionaires, from self-made British diamond mogul Laurence Graff to Patrice Motsepe, South Africa’s first black billionaire. She got her job at Forbes through libertarian economist Susan Lee, whom she used to put on television while reporting for the PBS NewsHour (then called MacNeil/Lehrer). She started in journalism at The American Lawyer magazine.