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Friday, June 24 • 10:45am - 11:45am
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Nick Fortugno

Chief Creative Officer, Playmatics
Nick Fortugno is a designer of games and interactive narrative experiences and co-founder of Playmatics. Fortugno has been lead designer on dozens of works, including leading interactive narrative design on Frankenstein AI, shown at Sundance New Frontier, and on games and experiences... Read More →
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Jennifer Javornik

VP of Business Development, Filament Games
Jennifer Javornik is a seasoned executive who specializes in new business development, partnership management, revenue growth, and operational efficiency. She is currently the Vice President of Sales for Filament Games where she works with companies, organizations, and individuals... Read More →
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Steve Ji

Project Manager and Learning Engineer, BrainPOP
Steve Ji started at BrainPOP in 2015, and now manages GameUp, BrainPOP's free online collection of more than 100 educational games. He also conducts various user testing and research projects. Steve recently finished his master's program in Digital Media Design for Learning at NYU... Read More →
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Allisyn Levy

VP, Product Lead, BrainPOP
Since joining BrainPOP in 2007, Allisyn Levy has played an integral role in the creation, launch, and continued development of BrainPOP Educators, our online professional community. Now, as Vice President, GameUp, she leads outreach efforts for BrainPOP's online learning games portal... Read More →
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Jesse Schell

CEO, Schell Games
Jesse is the CEO of Schell Games, the largest game design and development company in Pennsylvania. He also serves as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University. Jesse has worked on a wide variety of innovative game and simulation... Read More →

Jill Sciulli

Sr Director of Marketing, Schell Games
Jill Sciulli is Director of Marketing at Schell Games, a full-service game design and development company that specializes in creating transformational games and innovative, interactive experiences. In this role she is responsible for the company's strategic marketing efforts, as... Read More →
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Margaret Wallace

CEO, Playmatics
Margaret Wallace is Chief Executive Officer of Playmatics, award-winning creators of digital and real-world games, virtual and real-world experiences. She was named one of Forbes “12 Women in Gaming to Watch” and, in 2014, Wallace was highlighted by Fortune as one of “10 Powerful... Read More →
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Dan White

CEO, Filament Games
Dan White believes that good gameplay and good learning are complementary rather than oppositional forces. An alumnus of Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Dan earned an M.S. in Education Technology under seminal learning game scholars Drs. Kurt Squire... Read More →
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Jake Witherell

COO, Schell Games
Jake Witherell is Chief Operating Officer of Schell Games, where he oversees Finance, Marketing, Legal, Human Resources, IT, and Administration. He manages both the day-to-day activities and the strategic efforts of the company. Jake is also instrumental in business development efforts... Read More →

Friday June 24, 2016 10:45am - 11:45am EDT
Faculty Lounge