Management Team

Peter Jordan, President & CEO
Peter Jordan, President & CEO
Peter Jordan is founder and CEO. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. He earned a BA in Computer Science from Dartmouth College where he graduated summa cum laude and ranked in the top 0.5% of his class. At Knowledge Matters, he has driven the development of the world's most flexible and advanced online educational business simulations. He has also overseen the deployment of a global distribution platform optimized for simulation-based learning. His roles prior to Knowledge Matters include economic modeling for McGraw-Hill in New York City and strategic planning for the Office of the President of a Fortune 50 information technology provider
Kelly Slough, VP of Engineering
Kelly Slough, VP of Engineering
Kelly has a M.Sc. from the University of Waterloo where he studied computer modeling, and a B.Sc. in Computer Science from the University of Regina where he was the top graduate in the Faculty of Science. He is a software architect and developer with over 15 years of experience in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. At Knowledge Matters, he is responsible for delivering the student and instructor web interfaces for the Virtual Business and ProSim business simulation products as well as development of simulations. Previously, at NeoEdge Networks, he invented innovative methods and tools for monetizing casual games with deeply embedded advertising and has several patents pending in this area. He has also worked as a Technical Director at AOL/Time Warner, managing the 30 person team responsible for delivering phone-based speech recognition applications for various AOL brands.
Matt O'Brien, Director of Sales
Matt O'Brien, Director of Sales
Prior to Knowledge Matters, Matt has held a series of senior sales positions. He was Channel Sales Manager for MathSoft Engineering and Education; Senior Enterprise Sales Executive for MindJet Corporation, and Regional Sales Manager for NetSuite/OpenAir. Matt was the Top Global Sales Producer for MindJet for 5 years running. Matt has successfully managed both local and remote salesforces.
Maureen Ginley, VP of Operations
Maureen Ginley, VP of Operations
Maureen Ginley has a BA in Economics from Saint Anselm College and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Maureen oversees the DECA, FBLA and BPA competitive events that include over 20,000 students each year. She is also responsible for handling communications with state-level business and marketing associations as well as the company's distribution partners, including Glencoe/McGraw-Hill. Maureen leads a team of customer support personnel that provide phone and email support to high school and college clients. Her team also delivers custom one-on-one training solutions for KMI customers.
Raymond Jacobs, Senior Engineer
Raymond Jacobs, Senior Engineer
Raymond Jacobs has been interested in game development since childhood. At Knowledge Matters, Raymond has led the development of the company's simulation engine for delivering cloud-based simulations. He has been instrumental in transforming Knowledge Matters from a software provider to a software-as-a-service company. In his spare time, Raymond has developed award-winning games including Morning's Wrath.