Senior Vice President, Information Technology
As Senior Vice President of Information Technology, George oversees business systems, information security and leads the foundation's business process optimization, integration and automation efforts.
George brings with him a wealth of experience as a five-time public company CIO. Prior to his role with SVCF, George jumpstarted Rambus Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings as their Senior IT Director. Previously, he was SVP & CIO for CallidusCloud, the global leader in cloud sales, marketing, learning and customer experience solutions. He also served as SVP & CIO of Dolby Laboratories, VP & CIO of Advent Software, VP & Divisional CIO of EMC Software and VP & CIO of Documentum.
George holds a number of awards and accomplishments, two of which include being named a Premier 100 IT Leader by Computerworld magazine in 2003 and CIO Decisions magazine’s Mid-Market Leadership Award in 2006. Under George’s leadership, Dolby Laboratories was honored with CIO magazine’s CIO 100 Award in 2008. He is also a contributing author of two CIO leadership and IT management books. He previously served on the CIO advisory board of the Fisher IT Center at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business and guest lectured at local graduate schools. George graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.
George enjoys being an active community leader by giving back his time and expertise. He currently serves on the City of San Ramon's Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC). Previously, George served on EDAC's Economic Development Strategic Plan Subcommittee, advising the development and eventual adoption of the City's Economic Development Strategic Plan of 2019.