George is a tech executive, founder, and consultant for growth companies and non-profits, specializing in creating transformative initiatives. He was founding VP Business Development of Amazon.com and helped turn Amazon from an upstart US bookseller into an international e-commerce destination. George grew Amazon’s Business Development group and oversaw strategic partnerships, including with AOL, Yahoo, and Netscape. George was instrumental in growing Amazon’s customer base from 300,000 to 11 million customers, and yearly revenues from $15 million to c. $1.5 billion in 2 years.
George has worked directly with both Jeff Bezos and Priceline founder Jay Walker, and is a named inventor on several US patents covering streaming media system technologies. George focuses on creating and growing foundational new business lines through innovative strategies, business development, marketing, innovation, growth strategies, brand management, and partnerships.