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.  

Genevieve Paquette

Chief Business Officer

Genevieve leads sales, marketing, and commercial strategy functions, and is a member of the Board of Directors at Level Ex. Her 20 year career includes launching popular consumer tech and healthcare products, including six years at WebMD. At WebMD, she was the head of HCP marketing for the Medscape platform, growing their membership to 10 million healthcare professionals, launching their medical app to #1, and delivering $350M+ in annual ad revenues. Genevieve is a recent MM&M Hall of Femme inductee being recognized as one of the top female marketers in healthcare. 

Jason Rubinstein

Chief Operating Officer

Jason brings over 20 years of senior operations, product, and strategy experience to Level Ex—leading operations functions supporting the company’s robust growth. Previously, Jason was SVP, Product at Uptake, leading commercial application product lines and managing large product and operations teams.  Jason has held leadership roles at numerous technology, games, and entertainment companies, including Redbox, Motorola, Syniverse, Intel, and Ubisoft. He also co-founded PlayFirst, a venture-backed video game startup best known for the Diner Dash franchise.

Andy Glaister

Chief Technology Officer

Andy has spent decades managing engineering teams and spearheading technology at top companies, most recently as Technical Director for the Lumberyard game engine at 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. 

Joe Marziani

SVP, Business Development, Pharmaceutical & Medical Devices

Joe leads the sales team, fostering strategic partnerships between Level Ex and global life sciences and medtech companies. He brings decades of sales leadership experience to the company, previously serving in sales leadership roles at WebMD for over 15 years, and more recently at MyHealthTeams, where he managed an impressive portfolio of top pharmaceutical brands. He also held sales and strategy roles at Eli Lilly, Shire, and The Alexander Group.  

Eric Gantwerker, MD, MMSc, FACS

VP, Medical Director

Eric is a practicing ENT surgeon at Loyola, specializing in reconstructing airways of pediatric patients. At Level Ex, he leads the company’s medical strategy, directs CME development, conducts efficacy studies, and manages the company’s 150+ physician advisory council and relationships with institutions. Eric specializes in applying emerging technology in medical education, holding an MMSc in Medical Education from Harvard and a MS in Physiology/Biophysics from Georgetown.

PHYSICIAN STAFF

Over 150 expert physicians dedicate their time to work hand in hand with our team to inform every step of the game development process. Our lead advisory board is on the forefront of transforming healthcare with us:

Eric Gantwerker, MD, MS, MMSc (Med Ed), FACS

Vice President, Medical Director, Level Ex; Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Clinical Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology; Loyola University Hospital

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

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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