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 a Fortune 50 information technology provider. He currently serves as a Mentor for teams at the Harvard Innovation Lab (iLab) in Boston, MA.
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 brings more than 20 years of software sales experience to Knowledge Matters. He has worked for several Silicon Valley and East Coast software companies to help clients find software and licensing solutions that meet their needs. His consultative approach ensures that clients get the most from their investments. His highly organized style and calm demeanor ensures that clients have a clear understanding of our offerings, their choices and will make sure clients have a smooth deployment.
He is currently focused on working to build and mentor our sales team. His main sale priority is working with our University clients and Top 100 High School districts in the United States. He lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife and daughter and enjoys all outdoor activities especially fly fishing. He is a graduate of Saint Michael's College in Vermont.
Please contact Matt to discuss how Knowledge Matters simulations can improve student grades and teacher evaluations in your district or University.
Maureen Ginley, General Manager
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 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.