Cambridge, MA (January 21, 2015) – iZotope, Inc., a leading audio technology company and winner of the SBANE Innovation Award in 2014, has hired Michael Bayer as its Chief Financial Officer. Bayer brings more than twenty years of expertise in finance, operations, technology and business development for venture-backed technology companies.
"As iZotope continues its rapid growth, it's critical to have experienced leaders in place to help guide the way," explains Mark Ethier, iZotope CEO and co-founder. "Michael brings skill and talent that complements our team and will help us continue to build great things."
"It's a thrilling opportunity to join a fast-paced organization like iZotope," adds Bayer. "The passion for audio and technology is palpable, and the creative drive is strong. I look forward to contributing my expertise and helping to build the infrastructure we need to achieve our vision."
Bayer's past experience includes senior finance roles at organizations such as MotherNature.com (online natural products retailer), LightChip (routing and optical management products), TaskRabbit (online and mobile market for outsourced errands), DynamicOps (cloud-management software), Mobiquity (mobile application development), and Revivio (storage software). Bayer managed the IPO of MotherNature.com and also served as co-founder and CEO of RPM Communications, where he led the launch of a 100,000-user mobile social network. A chartered financial analyst, Bayer holds an MBA from Cornell University and a Bachelor of Science from Babson College. He also studied Computer Science and Economics at Brandeis University. Currently, Michael is a member of the Steering Committee for The CFO Leadership Council, where he recently chaired the 2014 CFO Technology Conference.
iZotope makes innovative products that inspire and enable people to be creative. Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, iZotope has spent over a decade developing award-winning products and audio technologies for professionals and hobbyists alike. Experienced by millions of people in over 50 countries, iZotope tech is a core component of GRAMMY-winning music studios, Oscar and Emmy-winning film and TV post production studios, and prominent radio studios, as well as basement and bedroom studios across the globe. In 2014, iZotope was honored with an Emmy® Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its flagship audio repair suite, RX®.
For more information on iZotope products, please visit www.izotope.com.