Mike Kwatinetz

General Partner, Azure Capital Partners

Mike Kwatinetz is a founding general partner with Azure Capital Partners, where he specializes in software and related infrastructure technologies. 

Prior to Azure, he was a managing director and the senior software and hardware analyst at several major Wall Street firms. His technology investment strategy newsletter, SoundBytes, was one of the most widely read on Wall Street. He was top-ranked by Institutional Investor in PC Hardware and ranked second in PC Software and was the only sell-side analyst to ever be top-three rated in both software and hardware.

Mike was rated Institutional Investor's No. 1 Large-Cap "Home-Run Hitter" for stock selection among all Wall Street analysts. And Reuters and The Wall Street Journal have selected him as the No. 1 PC analyst. Until recently, he sat on the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) User Advisory Council.

Mike is the author of The Big Tech Score, published by John Wiley & Sons. He received an MA and PhD degrees in mathematical modeling from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA in accounting from New York University.

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