George Young


George Young, Partner | Kalypso
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George is a founding partner of Kalypso with over 20 years of professional experience in business management and consulting roles.

Prior to founding Kalypso, George was a partner with Deloitte Consulting where he focused on product development and lifecycle management. He also held R&D, plant management and business management positions with BFGoodrich.

George holds four US patents and is a former Northeast Ohio Inventor of the Year. He is a member of The Ohio State University's Technology Review Board to promote the commercialization of emerging technologies.

George holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from The Ohio State University and an MBA in Finance and Strategic Planning from Rice University.

Current Projects

George has led many consulting projects for major clients in the CPG, retail, chemical, and life sciences industries. Additionally, he is the author of numerous publications concerning product development and commercialization.

Outside of Kalypso

George spends his life on the road serving his clients, visiting friends and recharging with family. You might find him in Cleveland, Amsterdam, Munich, Los Angeles, or Texas. In his spare time he enjoys exploring islands, reading Bukowski and writing and performing his strange musical compositions. George has been writing and performing music since he was 14, coming up in the late ‘70s Cleveland music scene. Today George fronts a band playing what he calls "Bayou-billy." They tour nationally. George is also an avid walker wherever he's staying. Currently, he's a level 40 Pokemon Go trainer.