As an advisor to Glenbrook, George brings over 15 years in payments technology and 30 years in IT-based entrepreneurship and product management to help clients with payments strategy and market development. He consults across a range of business and technology areas with emphasis on mobile and POS payments acceptance, online and offline data security, and digital identity.

Before joining Glenbrook, George directed Mercator Advisory Group’s Emerging Technologies advisory service.

As Vice President of Aberdeen Group’s telecommunications research, he led a team of 20 providing research and consulting services to large internet infrastructure firms in the networking, mobile and wireless, and data center sectors.

His entrepreneurial experience includes co-founder roles at payment identity firm Payment Pathways, internet service provider RapidNet, and business aviation online training firm DigiFlite.

George is also a Certified Smart Card Industry Professional / Payments (CSCIP/P).

George is the founder and co-host of Glenbrook’s podcast series, Payments on Fire®.