We are welcome George Jones as JoomSuite executive Project Manager.
George Jones - San Antonio, Texas is a more then boon for JoomSuite and if you read my confession you’ll understand how he is a great fit for our team, and imagine what our components will be like in the very near future.
Great People Makes Great Things
George attended the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville on a full Track & Field scholarship, where he studied Computer Science Engineering.
After College, the early 1990's, he spent 6 years in the Air Force as Law Enforcement K9 Handler, 5 years of which he spent on the beautiful island of Okinawa, Japan were he found a passion for electronic communities while administrating a popular island Bulletin Board System called Gebo's Imagination running on Windows 98 and WildCat 5 BBS. This was right at the time that HTML was a ТnewУ mark-up language, and animated .gifs defined the creativity of a website developer.
After the military, He started his Fortune 500 career for 5 years with RealNetworks, Inc. as a Technical Program Manager where he managed development teams supporting the Real Player, innovating web applications and individual projects for the Real.com website and E-Commerce Systems, CBS Survivor, CBS Big Brother Live 24 hour Feed, Major League Baseball, NBA, NASCAR, PGA, Oxygen Network, and Pope John Paul II, to name only a few.
He then worked approximately 2 years at Amazon.com were in a short period, he worked on projects for CD Now, Drugstore.com, and Toys 'R' Us, before deciding to take control of balancing his passion for Internet Development and his family life by leaving the 'DotCom' industry and moving to San Antonio, Texas. He now focuses on growing his personal business, the Gaboink! network, as an Online Business Development Consultant and Project Manager, and has a special interest in Web 2.0 Community technologies.
He teaches Speed & Agility to athletes in his local community, where is a very active in coaching his 12 year old son's select youth baseball team, as well as supporting his 15 year old daughter during her high school competition dance team routines.