Ariella Lehrer

Developer Biography

Ariella J. Lehrer Ph.D.
President and CEO, Legacy Interactive

Dr. Lehrer has 20 years experience in Senior Management roles in the educational and entertainment software industry. At Legacy Interactive and Legacy Software, she has directed all product development and strategic partnering, including the following award winning games: "Children's Writing and Publishing Center," "Mickey's Crossword Puzzle Maker," "Emergency Room," "Law & Order," and the upcoming "ER," among many others. She oversees business relationships with all of Legacy's partners, including NBC, Vivendi Universal Games, Honda Motors, Elsevier Science, Take 2 Interactive, Dreamcatcher, Warner Bros., etc. She has been cited in the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Reuters, CNN, Los Angeles Business Journal, NPR (National Public Radio), among others.

Dr. Lehrer received her B.A. from UCLA in Psychology in 1975, her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Claremont Graduate University in 1983, and completed a post-doctorate at the University of California, Los Angeles in 1984.

Contributed by Jeanne (76520) on May 15, 2005.