George Henry – Team Lead

George Henry is the founder, CEO at Appfinity Technologies. George provides leadership for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the company. The primary responsibilities for this office encompass a wide variety of strategic technology issues: governance and policy, resource allocation, information technology protocols, and managing the entire client expectation for Appfinity.

In 2015 George joined LoanCirrus a SaaS microfinance cloud lending platform as the software engineer manager. There he spent two and a half years with his team building the product from the ground up. Currently, this product is active in more than 30 countries and helping SME’s better manage lending as they scale. Prior to joining LoanCirrus George Spent 2 years at SpiderCentro a software development company whoes focus is on building financial software, there he worked on apps for JN, JMMB, JNSBL, and others.

Prior to Joining SpiderCentro while Completing his Bachelors at Northern Caribbean University George spent 4 years teaching Information Technology at Education Plus Evening Institute, then one year in the same role at Troy High School, it was there his love for both education and technology manifested itself in “ Tickkiz”, a SaaS cloud base Social Learning and School Behaviour Management System. George has worked on many high-level applications ranging from banking software to e-commerce to medical technology.
George’s philosophy is that there is no single approach for every customer for every solution, thus he is always learning, applying and evolving for all customers.

Over the years he has been leading his team in a number of business management and startup competitions:
2012 – Represented Jamaica in the Caribbean Innovation Challenge.
2012 – Won the I3 Innovation Business management Challenge.
2013 – Finalist National Business Model competition.
2014 – Winner First Heritage Credit Union Entrepreneur awards.
2016 – PitchIt caribbean mobile competition finalist and people’s choice winner.

It is George’s goal to transform the Caribbean by applying progressive technologies that solve real-world problems.