As one of just a few venture capitalists who has been an active early-stage investor in every major technology market in the world, George brings significant international investing and company-building experience to Balderton. Prior to joining the firm, George was Chief Investment Officer of ETF Group, a Swiss-based venture capital company investing in Europe and the United States.
Before joining ETF Group, George spent nine years at Intel Corporation where he founded and led the international strategic investment group of Intel Capital. At Intel, George built a team that made more than 100 venture capital investments internationally and was instrumental in backing a number of successful companies including Broadcom, Pacific Century Cyberworks and World Online. Previously, he also headed the mergers and acquisitions and strategic investing group in Intel's Treasury.
Prior to Intel, George held senior executive positions with Union Bank of Switzerland and with Nomura Securities where he focused on helping US companies access the Japanese market through strategic partnerships.
George is a dual US/UK citizen.
Education: MBA from George Washington University, 1977; BS in Business Administration from American University, 1975.