Currently the CFO of iZotope located in Cambridge, MA, Michael identifies as a "serial CFO of angel- and VC-backed technology and cleantech companies". 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.