Michael has a life long interest in leading edge technology and processes. This resulted in spending the first part of his career working on Information Systems at NASA/CALTECH’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in leadership roles. He then spend the second half of his career at four different BioTechs in Information Systems leadership roles ending up as the VP/ CIO at multiple firms before his retirement. Currently, He is an adviser to the Founding CEO of a multinational technology firm and is on Ventura County’s Air Pollution Advisory Committee. Mubaku Educational Foundation is a work of the heart for him. It is a blessing to be able to help the people of Mubaku Village realize their dreams. Bright Future School is theirs, they run it, they set the direction and we get to help them make their dreams real.
Dr. Roth has been practicing orthodontics in Southern California for the past 35 years. He has a passion for education. He served on the faculty at UCLA School of Dentistry for many years. He was a board member for Back To Blue, a non-profit whose focus was to provide environmental and marine educational opportunities for the California State Park system. He was a founding board member as well as the President of River Oaks Academy, a Ventura County public charter school which supports passion based learning. He is a founding board member of the Mubaku Educational Foundation which he considers his most fulfilling project yet. ” Give a person a fish and you feed her for a day; teach her how to fish and you feed her for a lifetime.”