Michael – CEO

On April 22, 2015, Michael Murray was appointed by Gopher Protocol Inc., as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the company. On April 23, 2015, Igwekali Reginald Emmanuel resigned as an executive officer and director of the company to pursue other interests and Michael Murray was appointed as CEO, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer of the company. As the leader, Michael contributes his vast experience, education and personal dedication to professionalism to this GopherEx platform.


Danny – CTO

Danny Rittman is a semiconductor designer with over twenty years of experience with companies such as Intel, DEC, IBM, and Qualcomm. He has worked in many prestigious Integrated Circuits projects among them the Intel’s Pentium Pro, DEC’s Alpha chip, and others. Danny was the founder and CTO of BindKey Technologies, an EDA corporation that was acquired by DuPont Photo masks. Danny is a key figure in the EDA (Electronic Design Automation) arena and led software and hardware teams world-wide. He provides lectures in EDA/Semiconductors trade shows and conferences and a columnist in professional publications.


Erik – CFO

Erik Klinger is an executive with over 20 years of experience. Mr. Klinger is the founder and CEO of Dealounge, an online deal platform that specializes in distributing under-covered merger and acquisition deals in the lower middle market to a broader audience of private equity firms, strategic acquirers and family offices. From 2011 through 2014, Mr. Klinger founded and operated Ocelot Partners, a due diligence and advisory firm. From 2004 through 2011, Mr. Klinger co-founded and operated a financial staffing firm that focused on placing interim CFOs and Controllers in public and private companies. Mr. Klinger began his career at Andersen Consulting from 1992 through 1994 and at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 1994 through 1997, both located in New York. Mr. Klinger received a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering Sciences modified with Economics from Dartmouth College in 1992 and a MBA in Finance from the Anderson School at UCLA in 1999.

Mansour- CMO

Mansour has a degree in Electro Engineering from the Technical University of Aachen in Germany, and has also studied Economics at the HS Wuppertal. He has developed and marketed numerous multi-million-dollar consumer websites including EagleRider and Leisurelink. Additionally, he built distribution and marketing systems for Expedia, Orbitz, Saber, Amadeus, and hotels.com.  As a private associate, Mansour has helped companies establish new business channels and enter distribution deals. He has hands-on experience working with startup tech companies. Mansour is familiar with many areas of marketing, product development, operations, and finance, which allows him to compliment the holistic functioning of a company’s growth. Because of his big picture perspective, he emphasizes teamwork and seamless operations throughout the companies he has developed, and worked with. With experience assisting both privately held and publicly traded organizations, Mansour is mindful of owner expectations and shareholder needs in his work.