Vishesh Kumar

Vishesh Kumar is a Senior Correspondent covering activist investing for The Street.

He was previously a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal where he covered Media and Technology. Prior to that he was a Senior Writer at The Street covering Internet start companies.

Kumar holds an MS from the London School of Economics and an BA from the University of California, San Diego.

Recent Articles By The Author

Activists Step Up Pressure on Internet Companies

Activists Step Up Pressure on Internet Companies

A spate of Internet companies has encountered new or mounting activist pressure in recent weeks. Some companies previously shorted for their lofty valuations now have activists clamoring for sales.

Hedge Funds Big Wigs Are Buying Consumer and Selling Tech, Here's the Stocks

Hedge Funds Big Wigs Are Buying Consumer and Selling Tech, Here's the Stocks

As talk of fiscal reform gained steam over the last quarter, the biggest hedge funds may be banking on tax cuts as they charged into consumer discretionary stocks.

Corvex's Meister Turns the Tables on CenturyLink in Level 3 Merger

Corvex's Meister Turns the Tables on CenturyLink in Level 3 Merger

Some shareholders cheer as Corvex's Keith Meister pushes to remake CenturyLink in Level 3's image. A brutal proxy contest could lie ahead if CenturyLink's cozy board doesn't comply.

Yelp May Attract Activist Investors After Precipitous Fall

Yelp May Attract Activist Investors After Precipitous Fall

Yelp's latest management misstep comes as competition is intensifying and activists are pressuring other struggling Internet companies to sell.

Microsoft Fires Up Web Wars

The software giant ramps up its attack on Google's domination.