Richard Roth joined Hitachi in 2014 as the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Hitachi Metals Advanced Medical Products. Richard is responsible for the strategic growth and segment expansion strategies/deployment for Hitachi Cable America, HTP-Meds, and Hi-Tech Machine & Fabrication as they relate to advanced medical products. He has a B.S. in Computer Science from Northern Illinois University with a strong background in design and mechanical engineering and over 31 patents to date. He spent 25 years working with fiber optic connectors, medical devices, and other entrepreneurial products.