WAV Group is pleased to announce David Gumpper as the latest addition to its growing suite of executive leaders. David Gumpper, former Chief Technology Officer for Michael Saunders & Company and Founder of the Gumpper Group, a strong industry advocate will be leading the company’s Technology Consulting division.
David’s depth of experience helping brokerages increase market share uniquely qualifies him to help technology companies, brokerages and MLSs drive success by delivering technology and marketing programs.
David is expert at o leading the development of sound technology strategies that position a company well for success and then develop workable and practical plans to implement initiatives for technology infrastructure, security, cloud deployment, telecommunications systems, web and mobile application development, lead generation processes, business workflow efficiencies, measuring and analyzing marketing campaigns, and leveraging data for informational knowledge to help brokerages make more well-informed decisions.
Victor Lund, Founding Partner of WAV Group noted “David comes from one of the most highly respected real estate brokerages in our industry. His experience and real world knowledge addressing the technology, data and security challenges brokers face today is invaluable to our clients.”
David is great at both technology infrastructure as well as consumer-facing marketing technologies. In 2015 Real Trends awarded Michael Saunders and Company as the #1 Web Site in the U.S. as voted by 70 of the top CMO’s and CIO’s in real estate..
David’s strong leadership skills led him to become the chairman of the Marketing Technology Advisory Council, the group that drives technology initiatives and partnerships for the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.
In addition to a strong technologist, David has been an effective advocate for technology policy which has helped all brokers compete more effectively. He was instrumental in driving the on-going overhaul of IDX Policies which have given brokers more flexibility to offer pendings and solds on their website, co-mingle data among multiple MLSs, and supporting RESO data dictionary and web API standards. His effective advocacy efforts earned him a position as a broker serving on the Multiple Listing Technology and Emerging Issues Advisory Board and Multiple Listing Issues & Policy Committee for the National Association of Realtors®.
Marilyn Wilson, Founding Partner of WAV Group says, “We are absolutely thrilled to have David join us at WAV Group. He is one of the most strategic, hard-working executives I have met. He’s that unique person that can outline an exciting vision AND flawlessly execute the program. He has proven time and time again that he knows hows to help organizations create a competitive advantage using today’s technologies. His passionate leadership, both as a technology and industry advocate is a GREAT addition to our team!”
Mr. Gumpper was also appointed to the RESO Board of Directors He’s an effective advocate for driving the implementation of standardized real estate data to create cost-savings and innovation opportunities for brokers and the technology companies that serve them.
Jeremy Crawford, CEO of RESO says “David is a true asset to RESO. He has helped us attract brokers representing over 800,000 agents and he’s using his depth of technology acumen to make real estate data standards work harder for all brokers.”
During Mr. Gumpper’s 24 years as a technologist, he has deployed and managed information technology platforms for the University of Dentistry and Medicine of New Jersey, Ricoh Corporation, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals before moving to the real estate industry in 2003.
David Gumpper currently resides in Bradenton, FL with his wife Kelly. David is a REALTOR(R) and has a degree in Information Management from Eckerd College, St Petersburg, FL.
ABOUT WAV GROUP
WAV Group is a leading consulting firm for the real estate industry, serving many of the largest and most successful real estate brokerages, Multiple Listing Services (MLS), REALTOR® Associations, and real estate technology firms for nearly 20 years. Known for its ability to create positives waves of change for its clients, WAV Group delivers a full cadre of services to help its customers succeed. With an unsurpassed depth of experience in technology, strategic planning, research, business development, sales, recruiting, product development, marketing and communications in the real estate industry, the WAV Group serves as a virtual executive, helping clients take their organization to new levels of relevance and profitability. The firm’s diverse collection of global industry experience allows it to cross-fertilize ideas and bring best of breed solutions to its clients. More information is available at https://www.wavgroup.com.