Manager / Seattle
Michael has over 25 years experience in product marketing and project management. Prior to joining Bridge Partners, he was the Director of Marketing at a startup called grandPad and spent years in leadership at Microsoft. After working on the launch of Visual Studio.Net and Windows Server 2003, Michael founded a consulting company, The Ziem Group Inc. He later joined Riverbed Technology as a Senior Product Marketing Manager focusing on application architectures via advanced load balancing and web content optimization.
Michael holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. He spent his college summers working at NASA, where he helped design the International Space Station and directed a large team of students to put experiments on the Space Shuttle. Outside of the office, his passion for photography and mountaineering has taken him from the summit of Mt. Rainier to the mountains of Patagonia in South America.Email Michael Iem