The Team

Chris Etesse

Chris Etesse

CEO

CEO, Flat World
SVP Educational Services, Blackboard Inc.
CTO,  Presidium
Founder and CEO, Kadoo
Employee #20 at Blackboard

James Casey

James Casey

CTO

13 years in managing product development
Faculty George Mason University
Producer, Electronic Arts (EA)
Design, Mythic Entertainment

Mark Allen

Mark Allen

Director of Marketing

John Damici

John Damici

Co-Founder & Head of Product

Brad Hart

Brad Hart

Co-Founder & Technical Lead

Satwinder Sangha

Satwinder Sangha

Quality Assurance Manager

Christain Tamburilla

Christain Tamburilla

Responsive Designer

Andrew Griffith

Andrew Griffith

Front End Web Developer

Emad Ezzeldin

Emad Ezzeldin

Algorithm Developer

Nathaniel Serpico

Nathaniel Serpico

Algorithm Developer

Justin Hill

Justin Hill

Algorithm Developer

Ruoxi Li

Ruoxi Li

Finance Intern

Board of Advisors

Scott Martin

Scott Martin

Chairman

Over three decades as an educator & inventor
Founding Director, Computer Game Design Program
Founding Director, Virginia Serious Game Institute (VSGI)

Amy Harris

Amy Harris

Advisor

Dir. of Corporate Outreach, George Mason University
Fmr. Director STEM for VA
Fmr. Founder SySTEMic Solutions
Fmr. Academic Relations, Micron Tech

Olivia Blackmon

Olivia Blackmon

Advisor

 Asst. Program Director & Faculty at
GW University School of Integrated, Information Science & Technology
DevTech Sr. Education Advisor for STEM and Literacy Programs

Stephen Gilfus

Stephen Gilfus

Advisor

Founder Blackboard Inc.
Venture Capitalist, Inventor,
Advisor/Mentor, Change Agent

Dr. Brent Seales

Dr. Brent Seales

Advisor

Professor and Chair of Computer Science
University of Kentucky
Google Scholar

Charles Curran

Charles Curran

Advisor

Co-Founder & CEO, Armored Things
Startup investor & “recruiting animal” in LeftHand Networks (acq HP), SolidFire (acq NTAP, pending), CloudFlare, Cohesity, Jumptap).

Dr. Jerzy Jaromczyk

Dr. Jerzy Jaromczyk

Advisor

Associate Professor in Computer Science
Dir.of Undergraduate Studies in CS at University of Kentucky

James Gatto

James Gatto

Advisor

Social Media and Games Team Leader &
Property Partner at Sheppard Mullin

Khalil Yazdi

Khalil Yazdi

Advisor

Principal at Yazdi and Associates, LLC
CIO Internet2
CIO University of Mary Washington
Vice Chancellor IT Penn State

David Schlosser

David Schlosser

Advisor

COO of ThunderCat Technology
Executive Advisory Member for
Riverbed Technology, Symantec and Splunk.

George Hinckley

George Hinckley

Advisor

Managing Partner at Yyotta LLC
Marine Corps Systems Command,
Program Manager Intelligence Systems Ret.

David Swintosky

David Swintosky

Advisor

Founder, Dunning CapitaI LLC
Over twenty-four years of providing business
and financial consulting services

Mike Fisher

Mike Fisher

Advisor

Managing Director and Founder of Rock Hall Partners
Over 30 years of experience in mergers & acquisitions
and corporate development.

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