George is a distributed systems expert and a hands-on engineering leader with focus on delivering B2B cloud services at scale. He is the Director of Cloud Platform Engineering at Citrix, coming from a DevOps background, he focuses on implementing SRE at enterprise scale working with cloud native technologies. In the past, he has been an entrepreneur, and has worked as a venture partner for venture capital firms in the United Kingdom and Greece and as an advisor to early-stage startups. He is an active participant in the entrepreneurial and tech community by hosting meet-ups, and providing mentorship to young aspiring professionals. He has been organizing the Athens Cloud Computing Meetup since 2016 and the Athens Hashicorp User Group. Most recently, he has been a speaker at global events like Hashiconf, DeveloperWeek, Voxxed Days, DevNexus and more, focusing on platform and cloud engineering, agile leadership, scaling engineering teams, and entrepreneurship.