Rimini Street Management Team
George Lester, GVP, Technology Support Services
Mr. Lester is a 10-year enterprise software industry veteran and leader in the third-party software support industry. Mr. Lester joined Rimini Street in October 2006 to oversee the global IT organization and manage all technology specialists and services across Rimini Street's Siebel, PeopleSoft and JD Edwards product lines.
Mr. Lester has had extensive experience building and managing the PeopleSoft technology support teams, including the hiring, training and management of all PeopleSoft technical support engineers. Mr. Lester has also overseen client onboarding processes, including the establishment and management of more than a hundred support environments.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Lester held several senior technical roles at PeopleSoft, Inc., including infrastructure manager, software architect, and senior database administrator. During his tenure at PeopleSoft, Mr. Lester provided consulting services to numerous clients across industries including retail, manufacturing, wholesale distribution, and financial services.
Mr. Lester serves as a director on the board of a $100 million company that specializes in wood treatment, building material retail, and commercial real estate development.
Mr. Lester was certified by PeopleSoft, Inc. in PeopleSoft Technology, by IBM in DB2 Database Administration, and by Oracle in Database Administration. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Science and Information Technology from Virginia Tech.