George Bounacos began an obsession with online revenue generation in the 1980s. Four startups he has been part of have sold for a combined $96 million.
He created online content for companies that evolved into CompuServe, AOL and others before moving to e-commerce. While an executive at CARFAX.com, he created the company’s Buy Back Guarantee program and led revenue generation from more than 20,000 businesses.
George served a three year term on the Fairfax County Consumer Protection Commission and is a frequent judge of George Mason University’s School of Management capstone case competition. He also guest lectures at GMU and to various business groups. The topics of those talks include Using Private Sector Techniques in Public Service, Online Influencers, Advanced Business Models, and New Venture Creation.
George holds individual certifications from Google in Advanced Search Advertising and Display Advertising. George is also Google Analytics certified. He takes a lot of Google tests.
George Mason University, Business Administration
Location: Chantilly, Virginia