George has been involved in the startup scene since before the .com bubble burst in 2000. He’s worked with 100’s of startups as CTO and co-founder of a boutique software development firm focused on building products from napkin sketch to launch to scale and beyond. After exiting, he continued his work at Downtown Project, VegasTechFund, and WorkInProgress handling community relations, investment deal flow, and portfolio management. He currently sits on several boards such as UNLV’s Rebel Venture Fund and PunchCode, a coding boot camp with a focus on helping young folks level up. Most recently, he’s been operating as a startup scout and innovation program manager for the United States Air Force’s flagship innovation program called AFWERX, where he brings startups and airmen together to solve some of their toughest problems through rapid prototyping and acquisitions.