George Hoover has served at the NEP Group for the past 25 years in various engineering management positions. As of January first he has retired as NEP Group’s CTO but is continuing to work as a Technical Advisor to the companies CEO & COO focusing on major projects and M&A activity. Mr. Hoover writes professionally on technology processes for television / cinema production and as a critic and journalist for the performing arts, specializing in musical theatre and dance. Numerous awards include three Emmy awards, Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame member and B&C Technology Leadership Award. He is a Life Fellow in SMPTE.