Michael Root is President | CEO, TerraQuest Corporation, Edmond, Oklahoma; a privately-held, oil and gas exploration company. Mr. Root is also the Executive Vice President | CFO, WeatherBank, Inc., Edmond, Oklahoma; a privately-held, weather services provider and renewable energy developer. A brief listing of accomplishments include: Co-Inventor, 14 U.S. Patents, 8 foreign Patents, dealing with the wireless transmission of content over mobile platforms. Editor, Shake Shaker Magazine, the Journal of the Oklahoma City Geological Society. Director, Oklahoma Geological Foundation. B.S. (1976) and M.S. (1978) in Geology from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.