George Manning


Chief Technologist


As Chief Technologist, George is responsible for managing EARN's technology development process, reflecting the product vision and strategy. He provides technical leadership and guidance to the executive team, colleagues, and external partners.

George has many years in technology, first as a software developer (C/C++)  and later as a manager and a senior leader at IBM, Kodak, Salesforce and at GM/Cruise’s self-driving car division. He enjoys developing a vision for products and services and building teams to create and deliver products that the market loves.

George is keenly interested in personal finance. He is an active listener of over ten financial podcasts and an eager reader of books on personal and behavioral finance. Outside of work he enjoys training for ultra-marathons, triathlons and cycling events. He is passionate about mentoring, coaching and running with youth in the Oakland area.