I am a founder who loves to build products that make people happy. I create product and business vision, raise money, hire great people, and strive for excellence in execution. In addition to helping build my company,
I love helping others work on theirs. I add most value early.
I founded Shift to make car buying, selling, and owning super easy. When we got started, the idea of bringing the customer the car for a test drive seemed totally foreign to almost everyone. Now customers love our product and our NPS is through the roof. We have an amazing team, we've raised over $110M in capital, and we are having fun building an incredible company.
In 2007 I co-founded Taxi Magic, which invented the use of mobile devices for on-demand services (in our case transportation). We put an app on the Blackberry when everyone thought we were nuts. We made some mistakes along the way, allowing for Uber and Lyft to happen, but I learned a tremendous amount.
I've worked at Google, BCG, and in politics, and written a book about Georgia, the country where I was born.
Between the rocket ship George is building over at Shift and his experiences working with Taxi Magic and helping build CVS.com, George has brought a unique combination of industry expertise and founder savvy to our team. He's hyper-responsive and insightful. I can't say enough about the difference George has made for us.
George is an incredibly well-connected and pragmatic investor who draws from his broad network and depth of experience growing several successful startups, notably Shift, to provide thoughtful, highly valuable advice at various stages of the founding and growth process.