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David Weiss, Chief Executive Officer

The founder and driving force behind uVu, David Weiss is both a multi-faceted career professional and a bit of a Renaissance Man.

He began his career as a product liability litigation attorney: at just 31, he was the youngest partner at his Wall Street firm, thanks to a track record of successful verdicts and appellate results in Florida federal and state courts. By 34, he was a real estate development firm partner, with several successful residential communities developed throughout Florida.

Along the way, David obtained and marketed patents in packaging, consumer products and web-based technology. His patents focus on improving the consumer experience, making products and services safer, more efficient and economical.

Martin Pechter, Chairman

Martin is a classic serial entrepreneur with a very direct business philosophy: pursue opportunities wherever and whenever they present themselves. Then hire and partner with the best each industry offers.

As a successful executive and entrepreneur, Martin's investments span oil and gas, medical supplies and land development, among others. However, his primary focus is real estate development and investment. He led significant deals in residential construction, commercial development, self-storage properties, and apartment development and management. He is also a principal in TriStar Management, among the leading real estate organizations in the southeastern U.S.

Martin is also active in a variety of charitable endeavors, with a special passion for children´s foster care services in South Florida.

Gina Williams, Chief Financial Officer

As CFO, Gina Williams leads all financial aspects of uVu, including risk management, money management, acquisitions, accounting processes and other responsibilities. Her mission: identifying and nurturing top professionals who are dedicated to their role in uVu's success.

Prior to uVu, Gina supported TriStar Management, one of the leading real estate organizations in the Southeastern U.S., for more than 12 years. She started as Regional Controller in 2001, steadily progressing through escalating professional roles to her CFO appointment in 2009.

Before TriStar, Gina spent a decade as Controller at advertising agency Greenstone-Roberts Advertising (NY and Florida) and as Senior Vice President at Green Advertising Agency (Boca Raton, FL), where she supervised the Pace acquisition, a WPP Company. Gina also worked with CFO clients at Tenet Healthcare Corporation hospital as a team member at Rehab Care Management, a health care management firm.

Mark Strachan, Director of Technology

Mark's 25 years of thermoform expertise spans the globe. He began in South Africa as an apprentice, his interest sparked during his first project to re-wire and program a thermoforming machine. He studied thermoforming and worked across Germany, England, Italy and the U.S. He supported Duracell, Gillette, Loctite, Oral-B and other multi-national companies with the machinery commissioning and operator training at Massachusetts-based Sencorp Systems. He led technical sales support, commissioning and training at New York-based Commodore Machine Company, including helping to commission foam tray manufacturing plants in Ghana, Africa and Miami, Florida.

Throughout his career, Mark has also owned several successful businesses, including two recent enterprises that provided hands-on thermoforming training and assisted client companies with start-ups and special projects.

 

Stefan Ebert, Director of Marketing

Stefan is responsible for all Sales, Marketing and Public Relations efforts at uVu Technologies. He brings over a decade of experience with him, including successful marketing start-ups and national advertising agency work.

He started his career heading up sales and marketing for a new ground-breaking division at Zimmerman Advertising, which offered traditional advertising to automotive dealerships nation-wide. After a company merger with AutoTrader, Stefan began working on a direct marketing start-up, which he fostered from inception to successful launch in the marketplace.

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