George Stelling is the Managing Partner at Quadrillion Partners. George partners with technology, industrial, financial technology, and private equity clients on high impact advisory projects, in the areas of commercial excellence, digital, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring. George’s expertise includes significant work in sales effectivenss, sale enablement, value proposition development, pricing, sales operations, corporate strategy, cloud strategy and implementation, AI, IT, M&A integration, and business alliances.
George’s track record includes success as an advisor, operations executive, board member, and equity investor in the technology, semiconductor, industrial, business services, security, transportation, and consumer sectors in the U.S. and internationally. Under Quadrillion, George and his team have generated millions of dollars in shareholder value working extensively on large merger integration projects, pricing, growth initiatives, and sales effectiveness / transformation initiatives, and M&A initiatives for companies as diverse as CSR Technology, NVIDIA, ON Semiconductor, Caesars Entertainment, Dell, US West, Bell Canada, and The Perot Family Office.
In 2007, George co-founded a lower middle-market private equity firm that makes control equity investments in underperforming businesses. At the private equity fund, George served as a Managing Director, COO, Operating Partner, and member of the Board of Directors of each portfolio company, designing and overseeing implementation of profit-improvement plans that have generated significant multiples of invested capital for institutional shareholders. George’s work also included due diligence, the sourcing of transactions, recruiting, and fundraising.
Through 2007, George held several executive leadership roles at both public and private technology companies including chief information officer (CIO) at NVIDIA; Vice President of strategy, sales, and pricing at ON Semiconductor; and senior Vice President of direct marketing at Franklin Mint. In each of his operating roles, he built teams, architected and implemented profit-improvement plans, and created significant shareholder value. In the 1990s, George served on the leadership team of the Bain & Company South Africa office as a manager and as a consultant at Bain’s Dallas office. He started his career at Price Waterhouse (now PWC), where he was a team leader, database administrator, system designer, and software developer.
George has an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College and a B.A. from Cornell University, where he was awarded magna cum laude in government.