Sanford George is a Senior Internet Engineer in the External Networking Group of the Information Technology Services Division (ITS) of the University of Southern California.
Sanford has been working in the networking and data communications field since 1977. From 1986 to 1999, he managed the multi-protocol routing infrastructure at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology. He held the position of routing center manager for the Southwest region of the NASA Science Internet, NASA Science Network and the Space Physics Analysis Network (SPAN). He received seven NASA awards for his contributions to NASA research and flight projects. He spent five years at USC’s Information Sciences Institute (ISI) before transferring to USC ITS.
His professional certifications include 3Com-Certified Solutions Associate, Cisco Sales Expert (CSE), Cisco-Certified Design Professional (CCDP), Cisco-Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco-Certified Network Professional (CCNP), and Cisco-Certified Network Associate (CCNA). He has served on the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) Advisory Council, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)/Network Resource Organization/Address Supporting Organization (NRO/ASO) Address Council and the ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom).