George Hoover has served as our Chief Technology Officer since June 2007, having joined us as Director of Engineering in May 1993. Prior, Mr. Hoover was General Manager of the New Jersey Public Broadcasting Authority from 1981 to 1993. Mr. Hoover has earned three Emmy awards, two as Technical Supervisor (1996 Olympics, ESPN NASCAR) and as one a Producer of Phillip Morris Super Bands series for PBS. In recognition of his achievements, innovations and contributions to the industry, Broadcasting & Cable, recognized him as a visionary at their 2009 Technology Leadership Awards, and in 2011, he was inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. In 2012, Mr. Hoover was named a Fellow in the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). He attended Florida State University studying Communications and Technical Theatre. Mr. Hoover is a member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and an Allied Member of the American Institute of Architects. Along with Jim Boston, he is co-author of the first and second edition of TV On Wheels, the Story of Remote Television Production. Mr. Hoover has over 45 years of experience in television, motion picture, theatrical design and remote broadcasting.