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Patrick E. Murphy
Congressman Patrick Erin Murphy serves as CEO and Founder of Togal.AI, overseeing the company’s day to day operations. Additionally, he currently serves an Executive Vice President of the largest General Contractor in Florida.
Having been raised in the business, Patrick first started in the construction industry as a day laborer, then project engineer, estimating assistant and accounting manager. After graduating from the University of Miami, Patrick worked at Deloitte where he earned his CPA license that he maintains today.
Patrick served in U.S. Congress, representing Palm Beach and Treasure Coast in the House of Representatives for four years (2013-2017) and was the nominee for the U.S. Senate in 2016. After leaving office in 2017, he was named chair of the Future Forum Foundation, a nonprofit organization that researches key issues impacting millennials, such as automation, artificial intelligence and the sharing economy
Patrick serves as President of Togal.AI. Most recently, Patrick was the CEO and Co-Founder of LightPoint Financial Technology, a trading, risk and analytics technology provider. He oversaw the successful commercialization of the fully integrated, cloud-based SaaS platform and the completion of its Series A investment round led by The Citco Group of Companies and Ares Management L.P.
Previous to this, Patrick was Managing Partner of Deimos Asset Management, formed through a management buyout of Guggenheim Global Trading (“GGT”). He joined Guggenheim Partners in 2002 and was President and co-founder of Guggenheim Advisors until 2011. Patrick is a member of the New York State Bar. He holds a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Rutgers University and a JD and an MBA from St. John’s University.
Dexter serves as Chief Revenue Officer of Togal. Previously, Dexter was a Senior Vice President at Aconex, a construction SaaS platform, which was acquired by Oracle. Most recently, Dexter was Vice President of Contractor at Command Alkon, a heavy construction technology company, which was acquired by Thoma Bravo.Dexter has worked closely with some of the largest construction companies and project around the world for over 20 years to successfully deploy digital and SaaS technologies to improve their businesses and project. As a proven SaaS growth executive, Dexter built and lead Go To Market teams that have grown business with successful exits. Dexter holds a BS from Babson College.
Olek is an experienced software and machine learning engineer with over fifteen years of hands-on experience across a range of industries. With experience both as a developer, project manager and CTO, Oleksandr understands both the technical side and business value driving side of the equation.
Chip has over 20 years of software product management experience in a variety of markets and industries. He has led the development of many successful and innovative new products that achieved broad adoption and are used by millions of paying customers. Previously, Chip was VP of Product at Insynctive, an insuretech SaaS company. Chip has an MBA from Northwestern University.
Johnny Maghzal is Head of Product Development at Togal.AI overseeing the daily development needs of the software. He received his bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon in addition to receiving his MBA from the Miami Herbert Business School at the University of Miami. An estimating expert, he has been working in the construction industry for nearly a decade. Before moving to the United States, Johnny worked for the largest specialized engineer solutions firm in the Middle East. While studying for his MBA, he joined the pre-construction department of one of the largest general contracting companies.
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Karlie is currently Head of Operations & Investor Relations for Togal.AI. Additionally, Karlie currently works as Business Development Administrator at one of the largest General Contractors in Florida, and as a Southeastern Fundraising Consultant for Unite the Country, a Presidential Super PAC. A CRM expert, she is responsible for managing the communication and relationships outside of the company in the investor community in addition to daily operating needs of the company.
With a background in construction and politics, Karlie has great experience in business development administration an political fundraising having worked on a national and state level. She also helps manage a family investment portfolio that consists of a diverse group of companies spanning across various industries. Karlie holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.
Jay is the founder and president of Big Blue Innovations, a technology startup advisor and innovation enabler to construction companies. Jay has been in the engineering and construction industry throughout his career. He has industry experience as a construction project executive, corporate director of planning, design and construction for a healthcare system, founder of multiple technology startup companies, and most recently as a past senior consulting executive at FMI who founded FMI’s technology and innovation practice.
Jay’s experience is unique, and the numbers reflect that. He has led nearly $1 billion of construction on the builder side, participated in the acquisition of four tech startups, assisted in $50 million in venture capital fundraising, advised contractors spinning out technology companies, and has published over 20 pieces of thought leadership. Jay is a founder, builder, consultant, and investor. Jay also serves on the United States Air Force innovation program as an AFWERX senior technology evaluator.
Jay earned a bachelor’s degree in construction management from SUNYESF at Syracuse University and a Master of Business Administration fromEmory University. Jay is a decorated military officer that has served on active duty and completed seven deployments around the globe leading combat operations and providing humanitarian assistance. Jay currently serves in the United States Air Force Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel and is based at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.
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