Michael was the Conservative Candidate for the 2015 and 2019 Federal Election for MP of Peterborough Kawartha. Today, Michael is the Chief Executive Officer of Rainmaker Worldwide Inc. (OTC: RAKR). Rainmaker develops water technology that produces safe drinking water for communities in need, so they can thrive and never go thirsty. Michael is also the CEO of the Innovation Cluster which supports innovative entrepreneurs in the formation and growth of their technology-driven companies. Michael Skinner was previously the Chief Strategy Officer of RainMaker World Wide Inc until it was taken public in 2017, the 2011 Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Business Citizen of the Year and a 2017 inductee into the Junior Achievement Peterborough, Business Hall of Fame. Previously, Michael founded Operitel Corporation, a learning software development company that he expanded worldwide until he had a success exit with its acquisition by OpenText Corporation in 2011.