George has been many things in his 17+ years career— software engineer, consultant, engineering manager, creative technologist, conference speaker, mentor and more. He enjoys helping teams build interesting things with computers and has a verifiable track record of leaving people, projects and software better than he found it. Currently he leads the team that ships real-time collaborative editing and AI-powered writing tools at Axios HQ. You may have also seen him previously presenting about JavaScript art projects at Microsoft Build, writing about music hardware protocols in the browser on CSS Tricks or accidentally cheating at marathons in North Korea.