David (Dave) Roth is an information technology executive with over 30 years of progressive personnel and technical leadership across a variety of industries including financial services, commercial software development, media, consulting, and Internet marketing.
Dave joined the Ford Foundation as Chief Technology Officer in March 2012. Previously, Mr. Roth served for 10 years as CIO at The Carlyle Group, a global alternative asset investment firm. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Roth was CTO at Shop2U.com, a Virginia start-up that offered personalized email marketing services to retail cataloguers. Mr. Roth also served for eight years as SVP of Information Systems and Services at Bethesda-based Discovery Communications during a period of dynamic expansion in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
Mr. Roth earned a Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Economics and History from the State University of New York at Binghamton. From 2010 to 2012, Dave served on the Board of Directors and as a technology consultant for 501cTech, a Washington, DC, non-profit providing IT management and transformational services to area non-profit organizations.