George is a transatlantic innovation leader with 20 years of extensive international cross-sector experience. George’s global senior executive leadership track record includes Fortune 50 corporations (Microsoft), startups/scaleups, tech policy (European Commission) and social innovation (TechSoup Global) at the intersection of innovation strategy, multi-stakeholder partnerships and strategic communications. An integral part of the Silicon Valley ecosystem since 2010, he is building large-scale, complex innovation ecosystem-boosting programs and partnerships across the Atlantic.George is a proud European-American with a vision & passion to help bring the US and the EU closer to realizing their joint transatlantic potential in the Innovation Economy. As the US Managing Partner of transatlantic innovation consultancy Innomine Group, he is advising corporate innovators, policy heads, as well as managing the transatlantic expansion of startups and scaleups. A frequent speaker at major conferences and a guest lecturer at multiple universities, George is based in California, but is a regular in Europe.