Board of Directors


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Founder/CEO, Gregory Puff

Prior to starting uFO Development Group, Greg was Asia Managing partner at a top US law firm in Hong Kong. Greg has represented multinational corporations and global investment and commercial banking firms in their M&A transactions around the world. Over the course of his career he has lived and worked in the United States, London, Japan and Hong Kong. He is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa and graduated cum laude from New York University Law School. In addition to being CEO Mr Puff also sits on the uFO Development Group's board of Directors.

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President/CTO, Marc Baum

Marc has cultivated a 25 year career focused on building technology companies in the mobile, financial, hospitality, and health & fitness industries for growth markets.

Prior to joining uFO Development Group as President and CTO, Marc served as COO and then CEO for Netpulse, inc, the leading provider of mobile apps and club marketing software to the Health & Fitness industry. Before Netpulse, Marc was part of the early team at iControl Networks, serving in multiple capacities as SVP of Sales, Engineering and Operations. At iControl Marc created the new market for the Connected Home, while pioneering the industry's leading software solutions for cloud security and home & energy management services. iControl technology currently drives the leading platforms for all the MSO Cable and traditional security companies, including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, ADT, and Verizon. Marc received his Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering from University of Illinois. Marc is also member of uFO Development Group's board where he serves as a Director.

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Doug Freeman, Co-Founder / Chairman

Doug is the Chairman of uFO Development Group, in his role he provides the uFO team with strategic advice in regards to all key business decisions. Doug is currently a partner at a top US law firm in Hong Kong where he focuses on representing public and private companies, private equity firms, and investment banking firms in connection with mergers, acquisitions, public offerings, and other corporate transactions in a wide variety of industries. He is a graduate of Harvard University where is received his J.D

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Dr Sachio Semmoto

Dr Semmoto is a successful entrepreneur in the telecommunication industry, with more than 30 years in senior management positions with leading Japanese tele-communication companies. In 1999 Dr. Semmoto founded and served as CEO of eAccess, Ltd. An Internet access startup that commercialized Japan's DSL market and went on to capture the second-largets global market share. Following the IPO of eAccess in 2004, he founded and CEO of EMOBILE, which became Japan's Fourth largest mobile network operator. EMOBILE and eAccess were sold to Softbank in 2013.

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Miho Akahane

Before joining uFO Development Group, Miho served as the Director of Corporate Planning for a global electronic component manufacturer. In that role, Miho oversaw the corporate budgeting process and was responsible for consolidating the operating budgets of factories in Japan, Taiwan, China and North America. She also headed the project to integrate systems globally, and had responsibility for global logistics. Miho holds a BS in business administration, cum laude, from Lasell College.

About Us

Specializing in the creation of digital solutions for the Food & Beverage industry. We focus on business growth for hotels and resorts, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. We also cater to franchises of all sizes, restaurant groups and hotel chains.


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uFO Development Group is headquartered in San Jose, California. We also have offices in Phoenix, Arizona, and Hong Kong SAR.

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