Dave Roth is the contributor of various popular Win32 Perl extensions, including Win32::ODBC, Win32::AdminMisc, Win32::Daemon, and Win32::Perms. He has been providing solutions to the Perl community for difficult-to-solve problems since 1994. Dave has been a speaker at the O'Reilly Perl Conferences as well as the USENIX LISA-NT conferences. He has also contributed to the Perl Journal and is the author of Win32 Perl Programming: The Standard Extensions (New Riders Publishing, 1999).
Dave has been programming since 1981 in various languages, from assembler to C++, LPC, and Perl. His code is used by organizations such as Microsoft, the U.S Department of Defense, Disney, Lucus Films, Digital Paper, Hewlett-Packard, Metagenix, Radcom, the state of Michigan, and various colleges and universities, among many others. Dave helped assemble and administer a statewide WAN for the state of Michigan and has designed and administered LANs for Michigan State University and Ameritech.