Phillip Simon has been creating productions using interactive media and the internet for almost 20 years. He specializes in user-interface design and information architecture for Web sites including the use of film, video, and animation. Phill is also an expert in online learning systems. Phill spent 22 years at Yale University working as a video producer, managing editor of the Center for Advanced Instructional Media, director of the Department of Biomedical Communications, and director of Operations for web design and development at the Yale School of Medicine.
In 2009 Quinnipiac University hired Phill to run their interactive media graduate program. He helped to revamp the graduate program to better serve today’s students who learn in an online environment. Now Phill teaches in the Department of Interactive Media and Design as a senior instructor and an assistant professor in the Department of Medical Sciences at the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. Courses include topics on user experience design, content strategy, user research, audio-video design, and visual design.
Jan Bush is the consummate communicator and marketer with over 30 years of experience. She recently retired from Federal Service after 21 years. Prior to that, she spent 17 years operating a marketing firm that specialized in field work such as market research interviews and in-store merchandising covering a 5-state region. She trained hundreds of employees to represent clients at the local level. Jan developed a quality control program that included tracking results, measuring user satisfaction, and reporting back to clients.