He managed complex enterprise platform establishment programs at the World Bank’s IT Risk Management and Analytics unit for a number of years providing key capabilities in managing the Bank’s investments and capital markets activities. Prior to his work at the World Bank, he was an IT Portfolio Delivery Manager with Capital One Financial, where he was accountable for the day-to-day implementation of online commercial banking system solutions. His previous professional experience also includes various managerial and consulting engagements across multiple functional areas and products; from software engineering process assessments and improvements in organizations such as NASA, Ericsson and Freddie Mac to command and control systems engineering and program management overseas.
George is now the Faculty Director and Associate Professor of the Practice for the Master of Professional Studies in Project Management and the EMPS in Program & Portfolio Management. His specialty areas include project portfolio strategic alignment, optimization and performance, risk modeling and simulation.
He holds a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from The George Washington University. He is PMP Certified from Project Management Institute and is a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering.