Jonathan Estes

Smart Game Systems

Jonathan Estes

Smart Game Systems

Biography

Jonathan Estes, Founder and CEO, Smart Game Systems, is an accomplished leader, keynote speaker, insightful writer and innovator in Learning, Analytics, and Behavior Change. As CEO of his first company, New Course Education, Jonathan created an eLearning platform and modules for universities and corporate training. He also developed an analytics tool, ProCourse, to substantiate the business impact of interpersonal skills training. With a degree in International Development, he led highly effective adult literacy-campaigns in North and South America. At TheraSim, he led teams deploying simulation software for HIV/AIDS health practitioner training in sub-Saharan Africa. As leader of Strategic Measures, he helped corporations use analytics to demonstrate the business value of facilities management and sustainability, resulting in his book, “Smart Green”, published by Wiley and Sons in March 2009. As Director of Sustainability at Facilities Solutions Group, Jonathan developed policy descriptions for the US Department of Energy, and delivered a sustainable procurement solution for the General Services Administration. Jonathan is now expanding his expertise in business with education, eLearning, simulations, analytics and a passion for games to serve as a change agent leveraging the power of serious games with community leaders, corporate teams, and NGOs, making a difference in the world.