Jon Chesto

Jon Chesto covers the leaders who shape Boston’s business community. He has been reporting on business and politics in New England for the past two decades. Before joining the Globe, he was managing editor at the Boston Business Journal. Prior to that role, he was the business editor at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy. His weekly Ledger column, “Mass. Market,” won several national awards with the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. A graduate of Wesleyan University and Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, he has also worked as a business reporter at the Boston Herald and as a political reporter with Ottaway Newspapers.

Latest stories

Mass. CEOs look to get more competitive in D.C.

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts Competitive Partnership seeks to expand its horizon beyond the state.

Vineyard Wind has a big selling point for its power: cheaper prices

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Many energy experts expected low prices, but they were surprised by just how low the numbers were.

Capitalizing on Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision could be tricky for Mass. tax collectors

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

The US Supreme Court ruled in June that states could tax online sellers that do not have brick-and-mortar stores within their borders. But that’s not the end of the story.

Sonos stock soars on first day of trading

By Jon Chesto , Globe Staff

Speaker maker Sonos Inc.’s stock market debut should be sweet music to its investors — and to the Boston business community.