About Us

Level Ex creates video games for doctors that capture the challenges of practicing medicine. We’ve carved out a distinct space at the intersection of medicine and entertainment, bridging gaps in the healthcare industry through state-of-the-art video game technology and design.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Our executive team unites leaders from game development, digital health, medicine, tech, and entertainment to create our award-winning medical video games.

Sam Glassenberg

Founder & CEO

Sam is the visionary behind the company’s acclaimed medical video games. Before Level Ex, he was the CEO of the leading independent game publisher for Hollywood movies, FTX Games (acquired by PTEC in 2016), releasing blockbuster titles like Hunger Games and Mission: Impossible. Sam also led the DirectX team at Microsoft. His career began at LucasArts creating Star Wars games. Sam serves on numerous tech advisory boards and is a sought-after international speaker for his provocative topics on video games and healthcare.  

Andy Glaister

Chief Technology Officer

Andy has spent decades managing engineering teams and spearheading technology at top companies, most recently as Amazon's Technical Director for the Lumberyard game engine. He now leads the engineering team at Level Ex, managing its platforms, engines, tools, and processes. Prior to Amazon, Andy worked at Microsoft for 17 years in various roles, including Director of Development for its Game Studios and Development Manager for the Windows Graphics and Gaming (DirectX) team. Prior to Microsoft, Andy was the Technical Director for FASA Interactive and Kinesoft Development. His portfolio of over 40 shipped titles includes HaloPC, Mechwarrior, Pitfall the Mayan Adventure, and Earthworm Jim. 

Tom Donnelly

Chief Revenue Officer

Tom is a veteran commercial and operations leader with over 20 years of management experience in integrated healthcare marketing, advertising, and consulting. At Level Ex, he oversees multiple teams including pharmaceutical, biotech, and med device sales and partnerships, customer success, and revenue operations. Tom joined Level Ex from Evoke, a top 10 global marketing services agency that he grew from less than 10 to over 500 employees and that works with dozens of the largest life sciences companies in the industry. At Evoke, he was at the helm of 9-figure sales growth as the company’s Global Chief Growth Officer and President of North America. Prior to Evoke, Tom was Vice President at imc2 and started his career in management consulting. 

Sean Mulloy

Chief Financial Officer

Sean directs all aspects of finance and operations, including HR, recruiting, facilities, and IT. He brings a deep and diverse background to Level Ex—combining progressive analytical and operational experiences at blue-chip companies such as Bank of America and Discover Financial Services with hyper-growth companies like Redbox and, most recently, Pangea Money Transfer. 

Aharon Rabinowitz

SVP, Creative Director

Aharon brings over 20 years of experience in filmmaking, animation, visual effects, motion graphics, and software design. Prior to Level Ex, Aharon served as Global Head of Digital Experience at Maxon and Executive Producer for Red Giant Films where he guided the development of software, global brand, website, and video content to build highly successful revenue-generating programs through the company’s digital marketing platforms. As Creative Director, Aharon draws on his extensive experience in visual effects, storytelling, and digital marketing to guide the brand identity, further the company's mission, and help Level Ex games get into the hands of doctors around the world.  

Britt Thompson

SVP, Sales & Strategy

With more than 13 years of experience working in healthcare strategy, Britt has cultivated a deep understanding of commercial strategy, pipeline development, and the complex strategic challenges of life sciences companies. Britt joins Level Ex from Evoke, a top 10 global marketing services agency where she built and led core functions including strategy, customer experience (CX), and commercial consulting for a wide range of life sciences companies of all sizes. In her role at Level Ex, Britt leads pre-sales, sales development, and client strategy, helping clients define their business needs and identify differentiated solutions that accelerate the adoption curve in medicine.  

Jason VandenBerghe

Game Design Director

Jason has over two decades of experience leading creative teams. At Level Ex, he employs game design methodologies, honed through extensive experience in the consumer games industry, to capture the greatest challenges of medical and surgical procedures as video game mechanics. Jason has worked on nearly every aspect of third and first-person action game design at studios such as Ubisoft (For Honor, Far Cry, Ghost Recon), ArenaNet (Guild Wars 2), Activision (Call of Duty, X-Men), and Electronic Arts (James Bond, Lord of the Rings). Through his work, he has developed “Engines of Play,” a model of player motivation used across the industry to inform and optimize game design. 

Sangita Sarkar

VP, Marketing

Sangita oversees branding, creative services, and product marketing of Level Ex games. A seasoned product marketing executive with a decade of experience in tech and mobile gaming, Sangita has led marketing functions at Zynga (Words With Friends), Jam City (Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery mobile game), and Glu Mobile (Cooking Dash, Restaurant Dash: Gordon Ramsay). She holds a JD in intellectual property law and is known as the “Method Marketer,” adapting the method acting technique to optimize product marketing practices. 

Ray McCaffrey

VP, Executive Producer

Ray brings years of production experience in Triple-A console and mobile games to Level Ex, where he oversees product management, game development, and client solutions. Previously, while at NetherRealm Studios, owned by Warner Brothers, Ray was heavily involved with production for games played by millions of players worldwide related to major franchises like Mortal Kombat, WWE, and DC Comics. 

Eric Gantwerker, MD, MMSc (MedEd)

VP, Medical Director

Eric Gantwerker, MD, MMSc (MedEd), FACS is a practicing academic pediatric otolaryngologist. At Level Ex, he leads the company’s medical and educational strategy, directs CME and product development, oversees efficacy studies, and manages the company’s robust physician advisory board as well as relationships with hospitals, institutions, societies and organizations. Eric holds a MMSc in Medical Education from Harvard Medical School and an MS in Physiology and Biophysics from Georgetown University. He specializes in applying the cognitive science of learning, motivational theory, and educational technology to medical education and speaks both nationally and internationally on these topics.  

Ryan Blake

Studio Art Director

Ryan supervises Level Ex’s elite team of 3D, 2D, IU, technical, and environment artists and coordinates all art assets. He has been with Level Ex since its inception and created much of its core 3D art. Ryan has 10 years of industry experience in areas such as 3D modeling, rigging, sculpting, and texturing and has worked on many notable, award winning games from companies including Paramount, Zynga, WB, Atari, and AMC. 

Advisors

Over 150 healthcare experts dedicate their time to work hand in hand with our team — informing all aspects of our business from game design to product development. Our advisors are on the forefront of transforming healthcare with us:

Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP

Interventional Pulmonology, Pulmonary Medicine Professor of Medicine; Director, Bronchoscopy; Co-Director, Lung Cancer Screening Program; University of Chicago

Komal Bajaj, MD

OB/GYN & Medical Genetics Associate Professor, OB/GYN & Women's Health Albert Einstein College of Medicine Chief Quality Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals

Atman Shah, MD, FSCAI

Interventional Cardiology Clinical Director, Section of Cardiology; Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory; Associate Professor of Medicine University of Chicago Medicine

Adrian Pichurko, MD

Anesthesiology University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Genevieve Paquette

Strategic advisor to the executive team; Former member of Level Ex board of directors and executive team from seed to exit; Expertise in health information technology used by patients and HCPs

Charles Lei, MD

Emergency Medicine Simulation Fellowship Director; Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Adam Ehrlich, MD, MPH

Gastroenterology Associate Professor, Medicine; Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship; Co-Medical Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program Temple University Hospital

Errol Gordon, MD

Neurology & Critical Care Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery; Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology Mount Sinai Hospital

Neeraj Desai, MD

Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine Pulmonologist Amita Health Resurrection Medical Center Chicago

Brian Gantwerker, MD, FAANS, FACS

Spine Surgery Neurosurgeon The Craniospinal Center of Los Angeles

Ray Glassenberg, MD

Anesthesiology Associate Professor of Anesthesiology Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Peter Lio, MD, FAAD

Dermatology Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

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