Overview

Update
Primary Role
Investor @
Investments
1 Investment in 1 Company
Gender:
Male
Location:
Unknown

Person Details

Update

Michael Blend is a serial entrepreneur with two decades of experience in the technology and domain name industries. He currently leads Demand Media's Platform business, which includes the world's second largest domain registrar, eNom.

Prior to Demand, Michael was the founder of Hotkeys, a web technology firm which was acquired by the company in 2006. Hotkeys' staff and infrastructure is now part of the Platform group. Prior to founding Hotkeys, Michael was vice president of corporate development for Aliph, developer of the award-winning Jawbone bluetooth headset. Previously, Michael was vice president of business and corporate development for WeddingChannel.com (Nasdaq: KNOT). Michael's career began as the founder of Darwin Keyboards.

Michael earned a B.A. in Mathematics from Duke University, and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Jobs (4)

Update
Past
Started
Ended
Title
Company
Aug 1, 2006
Jan 5, 2013
President & COO
2002
Aug 1, 2006
CEO/Founder
2001
Mar 1, 2003
VP, Corporate Development
1999
2001
VP, Corporate Development

Board & Advisor Roles (7)

Update

Investments (1)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Sep, 2012$8.5M / VenturePersonal Investment

Education (2)

Update

Add Memberships

Add Images

Add Videos