George joined the IBM Toronto Laboratory in May 1985 and worked with the RPG development team for seven years. After spending a year with the AS/400 languages architecture and planning team he joined the visual development organization as the compiler development team leader for the first release of VARPG and later became the Visual RPG Development Manager. Currently he is the Technical Manager for all of the RPG compilers on the iSeries and Windows platforms. In addition, he is the technical development manager for a new generation of tooling based on the eclipse technology.

He is a frequent award-winning speaker at COMMON, conferences and user groups worldwide. He authored many books including 'ILE- A First Look', 'RPG IV By example' and most recently he co-authored, with Phil Coulthard the books: 'Java for RPG programmers', and 'Java for COBOL Programmers On OS/390 and OS/400''.