Micah Buss comes from Columbus, Indiana, USA. He received a B.A. in Lutheran elementary education from Concordia University Chicago. He has taught at the elementary and middle school levels both in the US and internationally, served as a technology coordinator, and coached a variety of athletics. He has been living in Hanoi for three years with his wife and their two young children. He is currently completing Masters degrees in Curriculum and Educational Technology through Ball State University.