Managing Director, GamesThatWork
Dov Jacobson is a pioneer in game-based learning. He got his education in the videogame arcade, where his games teased quarters from the pockets of teenagers. In LA and NY, he developed entertainment games on a wide variety of platforms. He built and led the game division of Turner Broadcasting System. Seeking meaningful work, Jacobson pivoted from entertainment to learning. In 2001 he founded GamesThatWork. Clients include military, intelligence community, corporate, government, NGO, and education. Recent projects include award-winning virtual reality products. Jacobson writes and speaks frequently about game-based learning, research, and the opportunities afforded by new technologies.