MICHAEL MURRAY • CEO

Mr. Murray serves as GOPH’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer.  With his professional history with companies as Cashcall Mortgage, Home Plus Financial, and American Diversified Funding spanning more than 25 years, Mr. Murray adds value, experience, and integrity to GOPH. After earning several degrees from Palomar College in Business, Real Estate, and Social Science, Mr. Murray earned his BA in Political Science and MA in Public Relations from California Baptist University. While completing his Public Relations graduate coursework, Mr. Murray undertook a rigorous program of study involving many social media and online relations classes that piqued his interest in the evolution of digital interactions and technologies. Mr. Murray’s extraordinary familiarity with complex real estate transactions has developed after years of being a real estate broker, certified mortgage banker and SBA-certified loan originator. His dedication to big picture performance and small detail perfection has allowed him to succeed in a variety of business forums.  Most recently, Mr. Murray has gained considerable experience with startup companies in FinTech and Real Estate. He contributes his immeasurable experience, education and personal dedication to the professionalism of the GopherInsight™ platform.

 

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.

ERIK KLINGER  • CFO 

Mr. Klinger worked at Price Waterhouse in New York, as well as a private equity firm in Los Angeles, specializing in executing Leveraged Buyout transactions. Mr. Klinger is also the founder and CEO of Dealounge; he graduated from Dartmouth College, and earned an MBA from the Anderson School at UCLA.

 

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.