Technology, business and finance reporter and author of the #IBJtech newsletter

Orr joined IBJ in 2016. She’s been a reporter since 1995 and has worked at four newspapers in three states. Before moving to Indianapolis, she wrote for the Courier & Press in Evansville. When she’s not working, she enjoys cooking, travel and spending way too much time on Twitter.

Quick facts:

Go-to coffee order: Basic coffee with cream

Best book: “An American Tragedy” by Hoosier author Theodore Dreiser is a favorite. “I’d argue it’s THE Great American Novel,” she said.

Most used tech gadget: iPhone


IEDC zooms to Vegas to promote state tech sector

The Indy Autonomous Challenge will be part of the splashy CES trade show Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas, where Hoosier business leaders plan to use the racing event as a vehicle for promoting Indiana’s tech economy to a potentially worldwide audience.

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Tech firm Genesys lands $580M in funding

The company, which offers cloud-based software and other products for call-center operators, has a significant presence in Indianapolis but it’s unclear how the recent investment might affect local operations.

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