George Peck (Redondo Beach, CA) is a software trainer, consultant and developer with more than 20 years of experience in the computer industry. After more than 10 years as an internal consultant and trainer in a large corporation, George founded his own consulting and training firm, The ABLAZE Group, in 1994. He started with a large Visual Basic/Crystal Reports project for a major West Coast bank, and since then he has trained, consulted, and developed custom software for large and small clients throughout the United States and Canada. George is certified by Seagate Software as both a trainer and consultant. Seagate awarded him Training Partner of the Year for 1998-1999.