Ivy Lessner

Prior to joining TheStreet.com, Lessner covered the bankcard market for The Green Sheet. She reported on tech and international trade for Global Sources and semiconductors for The Peddie Report. Lessner has also served as editor for World Link magazine in Geneva, then published by the World Economic Forum.

Lessner holds a B.S. in journalism from Ohio University and completed Bloomberg business reporting classes at UC Berkeley¿s Graduate School of Journalism. She also attended the University of Chicago¿s graduate program in art history.

Recent Articles By The Author

Salesforce Has Something to Be Thankful For

The Web-hosting software company developer is expected to do better than other tech companies because it needs less upfront money.

SAP Ramps Up Online Software Strategy

The company hires a new czar to direct selling to large businesses.

Mentor Graphics Slumps on Weak Outlook

Shares are down 13.7% to $5.25 in morning trading.

Dolby's Profit Grows

The company tops analysts' estimates.

Microsoft-Yahoo! Has Own Antitrust Hurdle

Even with Google out, that combination could face an uphill battle.