GREG BAUER • CEO
Mr. Bauer is the executive director for WL Petrey and UGO HUB/PreWay. He is an entrepreneur skilled at corporate turnarounds. Since 2000, he has been an integral part of several corporate turnarounds. Early in his career Mr. Bauer successfully restructured PAVIS, a publicly traded entity. At PAVIS he was responsible for securing funding and reorganizing the company giving it direction and focus. Bringing that knowledge and experience to W.L. Petrey Wholesale LLC. in 2007. Over the last 20 years he has focused on recognizing industry trends and innovating W.L. Petrey’s approach to maximize profits despite the many evolutions the industry has undergone. Increasing distribution from 800 stores to 15,000+/-. A master negotiator and connector, his vision has been integral in building W.L. Petrey’s offering of the most dynamic suite of products and services available from one company. Mr. Bauer attended Maryland University and was a Quarter Master in the United States Navy for 6 years with several letters of commendation and other awards. While in the Navy he worked on his degree at the University of Florida. He is a member of the AFPA (Alternative Financial Service Provider Association) and other Telecom and Retail Associations that have enhanced his knowledge base for identifying industry trends.
DANNY RITTMAN • CTO
Dr. Rittman is the Director and Chief Technology Officer of GOPH. He is a software architect and an integrated circuit technology expert; he is also a semiconductor designer with over 20 years of experience with leading global tech companies including Intel, DEC, IBM, and Qualcomm. Dr. Rittman has worked on many prestigious integrated circuits projects (Intel’s Pentium Pro, DEC’s Alpha chip, and others), and was the founder and CTO of BindKey Technologies, an EDA corporation that was acquired by DuPont Photo masks. Dr. Rittman is a key figure in the EDA (electronic design automation) arena and has led numerous global software and hardware teams in the field. Currently, he serves also as a Senior Integrated Circuit Consultant for Qualcomm/Max Linear; prior to GOPH, he was the Founder and CTO of Micrologic Design Automation. Dr. Rittman’s early career was spent as a Software Senior Consultant at IBM, after having founded Bindkey Technologies. He received his PhD and MSc in Computer Science from La Salle University.
MANSOUR KHATIB • CMO
Mr. Mansour combines his experience with big-box retailers, social media, and crowdfunding, which provides GOPH a competitive edge in sales and marketing. Mr. Mansour has developed and marketed numerous consumer websites including EagleRider and Leisurelink. Additionally, he built distribution and marketing systems for Expedia, Orbitz, Saber, Amadeus and Hotels.com. Having studied Economics at the HS Wuppertal, Mr. Mansour also holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Aachen, Germany