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George Reese is the Vice President of Content Programming at Seeka TV, a company he co-founded in 2016 after leaving Dell Software (now Quest). He joined Dell as part of the company's acquisition of Enstratius where George was a founder and CTO. Over the past 15 years, George has authored a number of technology books, including The REST API Design Handbook, MySQL Pocket Reference, Database Programming with JDBC and Java, Java Database Best Practices, and Cloud Application Architectures.
Throughout the Internet era, George has spent his career building enterprise tools for developers and delivering solutions to the marketing domain. He was an influential force in the evolution of online gaming through the creation of a number of Open Source MUD libraries and he created the first JDBC driver in 1996—the Open Source mSQL-JDBC. Most recently, he has been involved in cloud computing and REST API design.
George holds a BA in Philosophy from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. He currently lives in Minnesota with his wife Monique and his daughters Kyra and Lindsey.