Dennis Glenn, MFA
Dennis Glenn, MFA is President and Chief Learning Officer and an adjunct professor at DePaul University Graduate School for New Learning. His instructional design and eLearning experience was honed when he joined Northwestern University as manager of the advanced media production studio. In 2001Glenn was promoted to assistant dean for distributed education at the School of Communication where he was the Director of the Distributed Learning Center. Dennis has designed interactive virtual patients for the medical industry that assess the cognitive decision-making abilities of surgeons, doctors, and nurses. He has created learning and assessment simulations for Pearson Learning, Baxter, Abbott Labs, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He has taught at Northwestern, Columbia College Chicago, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management, and DePaul’s Graduate School of New Learning, where he teaches in two domains: engaging social media, and mastery learning using serious games.
Peter Kallio, DNP, CRNA, APNP
Vice President, Chief Medical officer
Dr. Kallio DNP, CRNA, APNP brings his unique knowledge and skills, accumulated through 29 years of clinical anesthesia practice, of which 15 were spent as the Clinical Director of an inter-professional, high-risk preoperative care clinic at the VA Zablocki Medical Center. As a nurse anesthesia educator, he brings the ability to blend traditional education with the world of simulation and gaming. Dr. Kallio also brings a wealth of experience in telemedicine and is currently a co-investigator on a study involving telemedicine outcomes and barriers. Dr. Kallio has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Marquette University, a Master of Science in Nursing from Samuel Merritt University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Acute Care & Anesthesia from Marquette University. He is a Jonas Scholar funded researcher. Dr. Kallio is active in professional organizations related to nursing and nurse anesthesia. In 2014 he was appointed to the Wisconsin State Board of Nursing and is also a member of the Wisconsin Controlled Substances Board. He was a Lt Commander in the US Navy reserves He is currently a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, the Wisconsin Association of Nurse Anesthetists, The Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Naval Reserve Officer and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing. Dr. Kallio has authored multiple publications and conducted several scientific investigations in several areas related to preoperative patient management. He has presented at multiple educational seminars and routinely provides both didactic and hands-on instruction for the College of Podiatry and the Department of Nurse Anesthesia at Rosalind Franklin University.
Jonathan P. Glenn
Consulting Visual Producer
Jonathan is a veteran award-winning video editor in Los Angeles, California, with over twenty-five years experience in Post Production. Jonathan is currently a freelance video expert creating multi-camera Reality Series, Talk Shows, Live Event Specials, and web series.
His recent work includes Project Runway, The Academy Awards, The Steve Harvey Show, The Queen Latifah Show, The X Factor, The Creative Arts Emmys, and Total Request Live. Jonathan is also a consulting visual producer for Dennis Glenn, LLC a major 3D Virtual Simulation company in Chicago, IL.
Jonathan is an expert using the latest computer software at both a technical and creative level. He works with Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, FCPX &7, Photoshop, After Effects, DVD Studio Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Dreamweaver, WordPress, SQL Servers, PHP, HTML, MS Office, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, Maya, Adobe Captivate and Pro Tools.
Some of Jonathan’s notable clients include: Simon Cowell, Queen Latifah, Gil Cates, Michael Eisner, Ang Lee, Bruce Cohen, Don Mischer, Dick Clark, David Mamet, John Marshall Jones, Robert Townsend, Bruno Barreto, John Avnet, and Samuel L. Jackson.
He has worked on prestigious campaigns for most of the studios and networks including; Paramount, 20th Century Fox, Disney, Warner Bros., Universal, Lions Gate, MGM, Miramax, New Line, Dimension, Sony Pictures, Artisan Entertainment, NBC, ABC, CBS, Fox Broadcasting, Fox Sports, FX, Paramount Television, The History Channel, IFC, Fine Living, GSN, Lifetime, The Hallmark Channel, TLC and MTV.
Jonathan has won three Golden Trailer Awards and has been nominated for a Key Art Award and is currently working on several web series for AwesomenessTV. In his spare time, he is an accomplished drummer, which is probably why his editing has such rhythm. He also has scored many of the trailers he has edited. He is a graduate of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University.