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Profile: Jack McGrath



Company: Digitec Interactive

President and Creative Director: Jack McGrath

Founded: 1988


Digitec Interactive, founded in 1988, designs easy-to-use learning management systems and engaging eLearning programs for Disney, Hilton Worldwide, and Cisco Systems. They also provide award-winning audio and video postproduction for industry-leading clients, including The Walt Disney Company, HBO, Universal Studios, and Nickelodeon. Digitec led the industry in developing a rapid content authoring tool using the “Play to Teach” philosophy, and is well-known for the popular learning system Knowledge Direct®. President and Creative Director Jack McGrath specializes in creating learning systems featuring simulations, games and stories. “These are techniques that better engage a new generation,” McGrath said. In addition to his work at Digitec, McGrath has served as an adjunct professor of writing and humanities at Seminole State College for 13 years, and has created over 30 full productions as a playwright.

Digitec Interactive has received numerous awards and recognitions over the years, including the prestigious Brandon-Hall Excellence in eLearning award, and was named a 2016 Fast 50 company by the Orlando Business Journal and a Florida Company to Watch by GrowFL in 2014. Through several partnerships supporting educational initiatives with local colleges and high schools, Digitec also gives back to the community.


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