Kendall George is a security and systems engineer with over 20 years of IT experience. He has worked for or consulted in military, commercial, and higher education environments, both in the US and abroad. He has particular experience in supporting rapid deployment, branch environments, and geographically distributed systems. Kendall developed his affection for the higher education environment working for Texas A&M University's international campus in the Persian Gulf State of Qatar. Later, Kendall was instrumental in planning and executing on a shared services cloud initiative that spanned all three campuses of the University of Oklahoma. He served as their first Shared Services Operations Manager and then as their Security Manager. He is now the Information Security Officer for St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges in Northfield, Minnesota.