George has spent most of his adult life in exploration beginning with a climbing career that netted 66 first ascents and continuing with technical diving and underwater cave exploration.

George has been involved in numerous underwater science and exploration projects including survey and species identification domestically, original underwater cave exploration in Cenote Zapote and The Pit in Mexico, cave survey projects in Mexico and high altitude mountain lake survey. His current project involves documenting and preserving the archeological features of the Sibinacocha watershed.

George works professionally in software engineering in the field of remote sensing. He has taught computer science topics at the University of Colorado, Boulder and has been a speaker at numerous computing conferences. He is the co-founder of a successful consulting firm and an internet cooperative. He was the Managing/Executive director of the internet cooperative for 9 years, raising money and growing the cooperative from its five original founders to over 500 members.

George holds 60+ diving certifications including 25+ instructor certifications covering virtually every topic in diving.