Alternate Health Board of Directors

Alternate Health investor relations report on all aspects of the company's key businesses and strategies, and is responsible for managing and communicating information to the public pertaining to the company's operations, managerial organization, and financial standing.

Our Board of Directors

Dr. Michael Murphy, MD

Dr. Michael Murphy M.D. attended the University of Texas College of Pharmacy and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. After medical school, he completed an internship in internal medicine and then a residency in anesthesiology where he served as chief resident for the Audie L. Murphy Memorial VA Hospital and the Bexar County Hospital in San Antonio, Texas. During his 30 plus years of private practice in pain medicine, he founded, operated and eventually sold multiple different health care related ventures. These include multiple ambulatory surgical centers, doing over 45,000 cases per year, 2 large surgical hospitals, an 80,000-square foot medical office campus, an imaging center, physical therapy center and a large medical laboratory. In addition to the medical ventures, he also helped found The Bank of San Antonio where he currently sits on the Board of Directors as well as a registered independent investment company. Dr. Murphy also spoke nationally for Medtronic Neurological and was their keynote speaker for their national sales conference. He has also taught physician practice management seminars across the country for many years. In addition, Dr. Murphy was the founder and Chairman of the Board of what is now one of the largest independent medical groups (anesthesiology) in the country.

Dr. Murphy has established himself as a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is also an active member of a group from all over the country that meets to discuss ways to give back to our communities and the world.

Howard Mann
Howard W. Mann
Chief Executive Officer

A prolific entrepreneur, Howard Mann is the founder of Alternate Health and the Co-Founder of DC Netcast Media Group Inc. Making a name for himself in online business and technology, Howard has developed numerous annuity-based membership platforms, social networks, television and video production, animation and merchandising, branding and direct marketing projects.

Howard is a keen investor and developer of entertainment and media assets, having launched innovative projects ranging from social media and gaming to developing, licensing and syndicating various pay-per-view programs and DVD, magazine and related multi-media properties.

As a pioneer in the online gambling industry, Howard operated, managed and divested an early stage software and licensing firm that grew to a tremendous success internationally. Howard is the former Director of New Business Development for World Gaming PLC, and the former Director of Product Development and Marketing for PlayStar PLC. Howard has also made numerous appearances as a commenter and correspondent on a variety of news media programs.

Howard attended Sir Sandford Fleming College in Ontario Canada with a Degree in Computer Science and was admitted into the Legal Arts program at Trent University in Ontario Canada.

James E. Tykoliz

Jim Tykoliz is an experienced entrepreneur and an online business pioneer. As the co-founder of DC Netcast Media Group Inc., he leveraged his expertise in digital marketing, online sales and emerging technologies to build, grow and manage profitable businesses across diverse industries. With over 27 years of experience, Jim is a skillful negotiator, maximizing resources and profitability in every project and acquisition. As an early innovator in the dotcom industry, Jim has kept pace with digital and technological advances, carving out opportunities in new markets.

Jim’s educational background includes degrees in economics and finance from the University of Western Ontario. Beginning his career with A.C. Nielson Market Research, he handled major accounts for key clients, including pharmaceutical and packaged goods firms. During this time, Jim developed his knowledge of predictive data analytics, market analysis and syndicated research services. This foundation has made Jim a leader in data-driven marketing for business operations, online promotions and marketing campaigns.

Michael Klipper
Chief of Research
and Product Development

Michael Klipper, a formulary chemist, entrepreneur, author, and fundraiser is the Co-Founder of Cannabinoid Science International Corp. (CSI), which functions as a scientific accelerator/incubator for Cannabis related research, development, and commercialization. It's was established to develop precision made Cannabinoid based formulary compounds that can be manufactured world-wide and made available to individuals in need of healing. By collaborating with leading researchers in Biochemistry, Physics, Computer Science (systems biology), and Healthcare Services; CSI is committed to developing scientifically proven treatments, educating regulatory agencies, healthcare professionals, and patients. This will essentially improve quality of life and health outcomes, while championing a paradigm shift in society well being. Michael is a respected member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS).

Michael is also championing scientific research for healing with non-Cannabis therapies. Michael is Director of Business Development for Transforming Medicine (, as well as a Founding Board Member of Voices Against Brain Cancer ( (VABC), a 501(c)(3) committed to finding a cure for brain cancer and brain tumors by advancing scientific research and supporting patients, their families and caregivers afflicted with this devastating disease. Since its inception, Michael has held an active role on VABC's Granting Committee and has forged relationships with the leading neuro oncologists, surgeons, and researchers. In 2009, his role expanded to that of Chairman of VABC where under his leadership, millions have been raised to fund scientific research and support programs for the brain cancer community. Michael continues efforts in pioneering brain cancer treatments.

Michael was President & CEO of The Klipper Group, 1996-2013, a family of companies actively involved in formulary chemistry, developing chemical compounds, processes, and metering delivery devices. Under his leadership, the Klipper Group received the prestigious Champion Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), highest recognition, for developing Safer Detergents for The Environment. Michael is the co-author of Textile Laundering Technology, a publication recognized as the "bible" for the textile process industry. He was selected by Dr. Lynn Sehulster, Center for Disease Control, for "peer review" of revised "Guidelines for Environmental Infection Control in Health-Care Facilities" published by the CDC (2005). He was also the Principal Investigator in research establishing new process protocols for low temperature chlorine oxidation. Michael is the inventor of BIOZYME enzyme product and process, the Co-inventor of MICRO-OUNCE fluid and metering technology, and the inventor of COOLTERGENT 120, a commercial laundry detergent developed to successfully remove heavily soiled textiles at 120°F. Michael is a Graduate of Farleigh Dickenson University.

Jeff Langenbach

Jeff Langenbach has 25+ years of experience in finance, M&A, management and corporate development. He has significant international experience with business activity in over 30 countries on six continents. He spent 12 years on Wall Street with DLJ, CS-First Boston and Credit Suisse raising debt & equity capital, advising on M&A transactions and helping form JVs. During this period, he helped raise over $10 billion, advised on numerous cross-border M&A assignments and participated in over 20 IPOs. He has spent the past 10 years with Vanta Education (FKA Apollo Education Group), as part of the Company’s senior management team. Jeff led the formation of Apollo Global, an international subsidiary, which had worldwide operations in Australia, Brazil, Chile, South Africa, Germany, Mexico, the UK, India, and the US, and revenue over $500 million.

Jeff received a Master's in Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University (Dean's List), and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's in Business Administration (cum laude).

George Mull
George Mull

George Mull is a California attorney with substantial experience in advising clients in a wide variety of areas, including First Amendment and constitutional issues, cannabis law and governance, and complex business-litigation. George is also an expert in legally growing, packaging and distributing CBD and THC related products and is one of the leading voices in California and national cannabis law and policy. George has more than 25 years of experience in cannabis law and drug policy and was founder and president of the California Cannabis Association. Over his long career as a cannabis business lawyer and advisor, he has developed close relationships with leading cannabis growers and manufacturers throughout the state, including strong ties to those in the Humboldt County region. He began his career as an associate at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn Crutcher, LLP. George holds a B.A. from Loyola Marymount University and a J.D. and L.L.M. from the McGeorge School of Law at the University of the Pacific in Sacramento, California.

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