George started his career at IBM working in computer chip manufacturing as a development engineer. He then moved to GE Research in 1997, working for the next 17 years in thin film processing -- developing optical coatings, high efficiency lighting, OLEDs, high throughput x-ray targets & solar panels. In 2014, George made a career change and went from chemistry/materials to computer models and algorithms. Working with GE Capital, he developed and implemented models that quantify the default risk of large portfolios of industrial assets such as shipping vessels and power plants. More recently, working with GE Renewables in an effort to increase energy output of wind farms. Outside of GE, he enjoys teaching engineering design as an adjunct professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY. Non-technical areas of experience include marketing, value chain analysis, product valuation and licensing. George has over 40 US granted patents and applications and 10 external publications in peer-reviewed journals including Applied Physics Letters and Physical Review B.