Santa Monica, CA - May 24, 2018 (Investorideas.com Newswire) Gopher Protocol Inc. (OTCQB: GOPH) ("Gopher"), a company specializing in the creation of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence enabled mobile technologies, increases the number of Board Seats for the company to seven.
As part of Gopher's preparation to submit its application to list on a National Exchange, Gopher has added three additional Board Members, Robert Yaspan, Judit Nagypal and Ambassador Ned L. Siegel (Ret.). Mr. Yaspan will serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Ms. Nagypal and Ambassador Siegel will be considered independent directors. These appointments bring the total number of Board Members to seven, including three independent directors. In addition to Ms. Nagypal and Ambassador Siegel, the independent directors includes Muhammad R. Khilji, CPA, who shall be appointed as Chairman the Audit Committee and the Audit Committee Financial Expert, upon establishment.
The Board has assigned Mansour Khatib as Interim CEO following Gregory Bauer's resignation for personal reasons. In addition to Interim CEO, Mr. Khatib will continue his role as Chief Marketing Officer and Secretary. Mr. Bauer will keep working for Gopher as a consultant assisting to identify opportunities in the prepaid financial markets.
Michael Murray, a Director of Gopher, has been appointed President of Gopher, to assist Mr. Khatib with the day to day operations.
Interim CEO Mansour Khatib stated, "We are very excited to have Ms. Nagypal, Mr. Yaspan Esq., and Ambassador Siegel join our team as we build toward the future. They each bring special skills, perspective, experience and contacts to Gopher."
Robert Yaspan Esq., 72, has owned and operated Law Offices of Robert M. Yaspan since 1997 where he has focused his practice on business reorganizations and real property law. Mr. Yaspan received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Chicago in 1968 and a Juris Doctorate from University of Southern California in 1971. Mr. Yaspan is the manager of REKO Holdings LLC, a significant shareholder of the Company.
Judit Nagypal, 48, has extensive experience in human resources and business development, with multicultural understanding coming from diverse international positions with over 18 years of successful track record in field and headquarters positions. Since 2013, Ms. Nagypal has held various positions in Microsoft including HRD Leadership Development and Talent Management from 2013 to 2015, then worked as Independent Software Vendor Acquisition Lead from 2015 to 2016 and Independent Software Vendor Go-To-Market Lead from 2016 to present. Prior to Microsoft, Mr. Nagypal held positions with Kraft Biscuits and Danone Group as well as The Coca-Cola Company. Ms. Nagypal received a Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources Management from Middlesex University in 2002, a Law Degree from Eotvos Lorand University in 1998 and a Masters in Economic Sciences from Budapest University of Economics in 1994.
Ambassador Ned L. Siegel, 66, has had a long and distinguished career as a senior U.S. government official and businessman. He was appointed by then President George W. Bush as the U.S. Ambassador to the Commonwealth of the Bahamas from October 2007 to January 2009. He was also appointed by President Bush to serve under Ambassador John R. Bolton at the United Nations in New York, serving as the Senior Advisor to the U.S. Mission and as the U.S. representative to the 61st Session of the United Nations General Assembly. Prior to his ambassadorship, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC). In addition to his public service, Ambassador Siegel has over 30 years of entrepreneurial successes. Presently, he serves as President of The Siegel Group, a multi- disciplined international business management advisory firm specializing in real estate, energy, utilities, infrastructure, financial services, oil and gas and cyber and secure technology. Ambassador Siegel also serves on the Board of Directors and Advisory Boards of other numerous public and private companies, and private equity groups. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Connecticut in 1973 and received a juris doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law in 1976. In December 2014, he received an honorary degree of Doctor of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.
About Gopher Protocol Inc.
Gopher Protocol Inc. (OTCQB: GOPH) ("Gopher" and the "Company") (http://gopherprotocol.com/) is a development-stage company which consider itself Native IoT creator, developing Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence enabled mobile technology. Gopher has a portfolio of Intellectual Property that when commercialized will include smart microchips, mobile application software and supporting cloud software. The system contemplates the creation of a global network. The core of the system will be its advanced microchip technology that can be installed in any mobile device worldwide. Gopher envisions this system as an internal, private network between all enabled mobile devices providing shared processing, advanced mobile database management/sharing and enhanced mobile features.
Corporate Site: http://gopherprotocol.com
Press page/ press kit - http://gopherprotocol.com/?page_id=228
Consumer and product website for Guardian Patch: http://www.guardianpatch.com/.
About Guardian Pet Tracker http://www.guardianpettracker.com/
The Guardian Pet Tracker (Sphere Internal name - the "Sphere") system is a derivative technology of Gopher's Guardian Patch technology. The Sphere is designed to provide its users with local tracking capability using a re-chargeable/replaceable battery source. Gopher intends to release pre-production units in limited test in the near future.
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Mansour Khatib, CEO
Gopher Protocol Inc.
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SOURCE: Gopher Protocol Inc.
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