Prior to CCL, George joined Lominger International, which was later acquired by Korn/Ferry. Over the course of almost 8 years, he had an opportunity to guide the evolution and enhancement of several of the products originally created by Mike Lombardo and Bob Eichinger including Voices, FYI, Interview Architect and Choices. He also led the creation of several new products, especially in the area of learning agility. George finished his career at Korn/Ferry as the VP for Intellectual Property Development, where he was responsible for the strategic development of research-based products and solutions across all lines of Korn/Ferry business including Leadership & Talent Consulting and Executive Search.
George began his career in consulting and has been fortunate to stay active in client work throughout his career. He enjoys the opportunity to gain first-hand insight into clients’ needs and partner with them on developing innovative solutions with the potential to inspire new product ideas. An extended assignment in Singapore gave him the opportunity to gain insight into key leadership and talent issues in the APAC region and provided many lessons in learning from experience.
George works at CCL as Director, Commercialization where he leads an innovation platform called All-Access Leadership, focused on enhancing, re-imagining and creating product offerings that empower and enable clients to deliver and experience CCL’s intellectual property in ways that match their needs and strategies.
George earned a B.A. in Psychology from Colby College and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Colorado State University.
George has co-authored 7 books including FYI for Learning Agility and Learning Agility: Unlock the Lessons of Experience, and has another forthcoming book as well. He has written numerous white papers and journal articles, as well as pieces for publications such as BusinessWeek Online and CLO Magazine. He regularly participates in other thought leadership efforts including speaking engagements, webcasts and blogging.