Title: George Fassett, THUMBTECHS , “Cyber Security” Sponsored by: Thumbtechs
Location: The Fort Worth Club, 306 W. 7th Street, 12th Floor, Fort Worth, 76102
Start Time: 11:30
End Time: 13:00
Description: George Fassett has 20 years of leadership experience building businesses in the local Fort Worth, Texas community centered on Computers and Information Technology. Fassett is an accomplished entrepreneur whose vision led to growth in a virtually untapped market providing computer and network services to the small and medium sized businesses. His achievements have been noted in the Fort Worth Business Press, Dallas Business Journal, as well as other business media. . His approach to providing IT services for a flat budget rate and focus on quality has become a model in the industry.
Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures Fassett gained experience in retail and electronics working through the ranks of RadioShack, from a part time sales person, to the rare RadioShack title of Computer Specialist, to Assistant Manager, and Store Manager. Fassett then went on to work as a student in the IT center at his undergraduate school, Texas Christian University (TCU), which not only gave him experience with enterprise level IT environments, but also exposed him to many of the people that either became his customers or referred others to him.
Fassett was born in Watertown, NY and graduated from Sackets Harbor Central High School, in a neighboring town, in 1992. In 1998 Fassett completed his undergraduate degree at TCU majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Economics. In 2007 Fassett graduated from TCU again with his master’s degree in business administration after completing two years of full time study in the Executive MBA program.
In 1999 Fassett filed a provisional patent on a computer algorithm and design for distinctly identifying products, services, or any type of information physically or electronically. In 2003 Fassett became a U.S. Patent Holder.
Fassett is involved with many charitable entities in the local Fort Worth community, in particular, Samaritan House, a place where people diagnosed with HIV and AIDS can rebuild and live. Fassett also sat as Chairman of the Downtown YMCA board on a two-year term running through 2011. He currently serves on the TCU College of Science & Engineering Executive Advisory Board.
Fassett remains focused on his Computer IT Management business, THUMBTECHS CORPORATION established in 1995 where he holds the title CEO and President.