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Dov Jacobson

Managing Director

GamesThatWork

Dov Jacobson launched his career at the videogame arcade, where his games competed for quarters. He led game teams in LA, DC, and NY before building Ted Turner’s game studio in Atlanta. Jacobson taught game development at NYU. He is an established innovator, practitioner, and thought leader in game based learning, publishing frequently and speaking around the world. Now, at GamesThatWork, the studio helps people discover knowledge, exercise judgement and achieve mastery. He makes games for DARPA, Boeing, ODNI, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, National Institutes of Health, Acton School of Business, National Science Foundation, and the US Army, Navy, and Air Force.