Michael Kowalchik is an Internet technologist and innovator. Before co-founding Smarterer, Michael was co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Grazr, a web technology company based on web feeds and social media data analysis, where he led the engineering team.
Prior to Grazr, Michael worked for seven years in in the advanced research and development labs of Hopkinton, MA based EMC Corporation and before their acquisition by EMC, Data General Corporation. He worked with cutting-edge distributed computing and storage architectures, parallel processing, hardware, software and systems design and analysis. While at EMC, Michael was awarded patents on large-scale, high-performance, storage architectures.
Michael is also director of TenZeroLab, a mentoring/collaborative workspace for startups. He also actively mentors first-time entrepreneurs and provides technical assistance and advice to others in the Boston startup community.