Chief Financial Officer
George is our new Vice President & Chief Financial Officer and is in charge of the Museum’s Finance, Human Resources and Technology Department.
George has deep finance experience in the technology sector and joins us from Hewlett-Packard, where he spent over 21 years with increasing levels of responsibility in finance and leadership positions across multiple business units. His experience spanned across HP’s business lines in consumer PCs, IP licensing, biotechnology, software engineering and enterprise services. He also worked extensively in strategic planning, forecasting, financial analysis and business support for several C-level executives and functions.
Some of his accomplishments included implementing new financial models and systems to create better efficiencies and alignment with business strategic objectives, partnering with business management to grow a start-up business from $30M to $300M across 10 different countries in less than 3 years, and recruiting and developing a WW finance team in 5 countries from scratch.
George holds an MBA from UC Berkeley, where he worked part-time as a macroeconomics graduate instructor and served as an International House board member representative. He also has a BA in Economics from UCLA. While not working, George enjoys a variety of physical fitness activities, sports, Spanish literature, watching his identical twin daughters perform in synchronized swimming and musicals, and spending time with family.