Meet Our Team

Robin Donnelly (President/COO/Founder/Owner)

Robin Donnelly is the President, Chief Operations Officer and one of the founders of ReactionGrid Inc. She previously worked for the US Navy where she serviced and maintained nuclear weapons. Robin’s current work includes creating 3D virtual worlds to promote a greener way for businesses to collaborate, virtually through business safe environments. She specializes in Network Engineering and implementation as well as Systems Administration.

Specialties: Network Engineering, Wireless Implementation and Security, Systems Administration (Windows and Unix), Custom Programming, Custom Web Based Applications and Database Management, Virtual Worlds (Jibe, Unity 3D) business world construction and marketing of worlds.

John Lester (CLO/Lead Project Manager)

John Lester is Chief Learning Officer and Lead Project Manager at ReactionGrid. He previously worked for Linden Lab where he led the development of the education and healthcare markets while using virtual worlds for research, training and distance education. John’s primary focus is on collaborative learning and instructional design and is currently working on virtual world research and development using Jibe and Unity3D. He also has a background in neuroscience research and a deep interest in how to best design and use virtual world technology.

Specialties: Knowledge management, instructional design, virtual worlds, online communities, social networking, social media, education, academia, Unity3d, Jibe, leadership, healthcare, evangelism, strategist, customer advocate, public speaking, market development, neuroscience, patient support, neurology, psychology

Matthew Bertrand (Lead Jibe / 3D Application Developer)

Matthew Bertrand is ReactionGrid’s Lead Jibe and 3D Application Developer. His background is in video game programming, with a specialty in gameplay mechanics. Matthew is responsible for expanding the Jibe platform as well as creating customized multiuser 3d experiences for a wide range of client projects.

Specialties: XNA, Unity3D, 3D Studio Max, ActionScript, JavaScript, Java, Visual C++, Visual C#, Photoshop, Unreal Engine 3

Our Business: Platform Provider plus Production Studio

ReactionGrid Inc. is a 3D world development company with offices throughout North America (Orlando FL, Boston MA, Montreal QC). ReactionGrid develops fully-customized multiuser 3D simulations and virtual world projects, and can provide both custom development services as well as the core underlying platform technology. Jibe is ReactionGrid’s flagship platform for building and deploying multiuser 3d worlds on the web and on mobile devices.

ReactionGrid’s focus is on the educational, business and entertainment use of 3D environments that deliver high-fidelity immersive experiences similar to modern video games. ReactionGrid can help you create 3D environments that provide a very tangible return on your investment such as time optimization, cost savings, and improved learning outcomes.

ReactionGrid has extensive in-house expertise in developing successful virtual world environments for educational, business and healthcare purposes, lead by a senior management team that has decades of experience in successful project management. With the leadership skills needed to help guide clients in defining and achieving their goals, the entire team deeply understands effective game based learning, instructional design, backend database integration, artistic design and 3D content development.

Our Clients:

  • Government – NASA NOAA, DOE, GovGrid, Veterans Administration
  • Enterprise – IBM, Microsoft, Xerox, Siemens, Raytheon, Novonics, Emdeon, American Cancer Society, Aspyr Gaming Studios
  • Universities – Boston College, Cedar Crest Academy, Chanchung American International School, Colorado Mountain College, George Mason University, Georgia Tech, Hong Kong Polytechnic, Future University Japan, Purdue, Rutgers