Dave Roth joined the Ford Foundation as Chief Technology Officer in March 2012 and was promoted to Chief Information and Knowledge Officer of the foundation in December 2016. Previously, Mr. Roth was CIO at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset firm. Prior to joining Carlyle in 2001, Dave was CTO at Shop2U.com, a dot-com that offered e-mail personalization services. He also served as Senior Vice President of Information Systems at Discovery Communications from 1992 to 2000. Dave has served on the boards of the Washington DC area non-profits Strive-DC and 501cTech and was a volunteer technology consultant for Canine Companions International.