Who is Michael Laitman and why is he important?

Michael Laitman is a founder and president of the Bnei Baruch Kabbalah Education & Research Institute, which is dedicated to teaching and sharing the wisdom of Kabbalah. Professor of Ontology, PhD in Philosophy and Kabbalah, and MSc in bio-Cybernetics.

The wisdom of Kabbalah, as defined by the greatest Kabbalists, is a method to correct man and the world. And it is emerging today because today humanity needs it like air.

See Rav Michael Laitman's profile here: http://www.laitman.com/profile/