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Primary Role
VP @
Investments
3 Investments in 3 Companies
Gender:
Male
Location:
Ottawa
Website:
http://www.blaze.io
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Michael Weider is a VP of Products at Akamai. Prior to Akamai, Michael was the CEO and co-founder of Blaze.io, a Web performance optimization service. Blaze was acquired by Akamai in 2012. Before Blaze, Michael was the Founder of Watchfire, the largest provider of application security testing software. Watchfire was acquired by IBM in 2007. From 2007 to 2010, Michael worked for IBM Rational managing the Application Security and Cloud Computing product lines. Michael holds a B.S. in engineering from Queens University.

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VP

Feb 1, 2012 - Current   (over 4 years)

Board Member YSB Foundation

2011 - Current   (over 5 years)

Founder & CEO

Sep, 2010 - Current   (about 6 years)
Past
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Company
Jul 1, 2007
Oct 1, 2010
Director, Security and Cloud Products
1996
Jul 1, 2007
Founder and CTO

Board & Advisor Roles (1)

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Investments (3)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$16.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Aug, 2015$4M / Series APersonal Investment
Sep, 2012undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment

Education (2)

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