Michael Weider is a Software Entrepreneur and Angel Investor. Most recently, Michael was the CEO and co-founder of Blaze Software. Blaze was a Web Performance Optimization online service and 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.