George Reese is the founder and President of Valtira LLC in
Minneapolis, MN and author of technology books such as the MySQL Pocket Reference, Database Programming with JDBC and Java, and Java Database Best Practices. Throughout the Internet era, he has spent his career applying enterprise and web technologies to the marketing domain. He is the creator of the Simplicis Marketing Dashboard, the core product from Valtira.
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 and two daughters.