George Abe is adjunct assistant professor of entrepreneurship at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
In 1976 he joined Computer Sciences Corp (CSC). He designed the IP data service for CSC’s spinoff, Infonet Services Corporation, and later signed on as business development manager at Cisco, where he became the product manager for data over cable products. In 1997 Cisco published his book Residential Broadband, an early practical guide to what were then emerging access networks and internet technologies, published in two editions.
After Cisco, he was a venture partner with Santa Monica-based Palomar Ventures and served on various corporate and non-profit boards.
In 2002 he joined UCLA’s technology transfer office, as Business Development Manager. In 2003 he joined the faculty at Anderson.
Abe serves on the board of advisers for UCLA’s Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and Biotech Connection, Los Angeles. He is author of the newly published Entrepreneurship: A Tools-Oriented Approach (Vandeplas Publishing, 2020).