George M. Kauffman, P.E.
Founder, VP, Engineering
George oversees NexTek’s engineering team in developing new lightning arrestor and DC power conditioning products. George is a recognized leader in the lightning protection industry and holds multiple patents in the EMC field. His technical expertise assures that each product line exhibits optimal technical performance characteristics. George also leads NexTek’s technical support. Many customers have benefited from George’s technical guidance when selecting the most appropriate and cost-effective product solution.
Prior to NexTek, George spent eighteen years at Digital Equipment Corporation in numerous roles including manufacturing, product development, product management and software development. George holds both a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Engineering Management from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. He is registered in Massachusetts as a Professional Engineer.