Our Clients, Team and Global Capacity
You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
Woodrow Wilson

Our Clients

exper!ence it inc.’s design and delivery experience is extremely diverse. Whether we are working with Microsoft and their High Potential Leaders, GE at their world renowned Crotonville Leadership Center, or with Rio Tinto Alcan, the world’s largest producer of aluminum, on their global environmental, health and safety strategic initiative, we maximize our resources in order to continually exceed our client’s expectations. Our stated goal in each of our engagements is to be the best organizational partner our clients have ever worked with based on our outstanding, world-class virtual immersive solutions and game changing in-classroom experiential simulations; and also on the process of how we work together as collaborative partners in the exploration, design, development, delivery, transfer, application and measurement stages of the project.

Global Capacity

Our Toronto, Canada based headquarters leads a global team of 200 senior design and delivery consultants who live and work on four continents, in 22 countries and in multiple languages including: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Cantonese, German, Italian, Dutch and others. We partner with our global clients to ensure their most important learning interventions and critical cultural and strategic messages are delivered with incredible attention to detail, and with local cultural understanding and nuance. Our global logistics capability ensures that we can take all or some of your fulfilment challenges onto our shoulders. We have worked on diverse and important leadership, management and sales projects for GE, Microsoft, Whirlpool, Rio Tinto Alcan, Laureate Education International, P&G, GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer Pharmaceutical and many others. Our mandate is to ensure your most important global learning initiatives are seamlessly designed and delivered with full engagement and lasting transfer and impact.

Our Team

Don Jones
Don
Jones
President and Founder

Don leads exper!ence it and drives strategy and design. He has over 25 years of experiential and simulation-design with some of the world’s leading profit and not-for profit organizations. Don has been recognized as one of the foremost experiential and simulation designers in the world and is an author, speaker, marathon runner and one-time basketball player.

Don Jones
Don
Jones
President and Founder

Don leads exper!ence it and drives strategy and design. He has over 25 years of experiential and simulation-design with some of the world’s leading profit and not-for profit organizations. Don has been recognized as one of the foremost experiential and simulation designers in the world and is an author, speaker, marathon runner and one-time basketball player.

Margot Clayton
Margot
Clayton
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Margot leads the implementation of the strategic and operational plans for exper!ence it and manages our internal team and external partner relationships. Her global expertise is in detailed project management, financial management, co-ordination of large-scale events, partner relationships, legal and contracting, hiring and managing our team.

TIM DELROY
TIM
DELROY
PROGRAM MANAGER AND EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Tim manages the entire life cycle of each project; from early sales meetings with potential clients to global rollouts for Fortune 500 companies. He also works closely with our senior design team, application developers and client SMEs in each phase of design. He brings a wealth of private and public service experience to exper!ence it, and holds a high honours degree in International Relations with a minor in Law.

STEPHANIE VINCENT
STEPHANIE
VINCENT
FULFILLMENT MANAGER AND EDITOR

Stephanie ensures the physical and digital details in our simulated worlds are letter perfect before they leave our office: whether it’s for 20 executives in a leadership program in Kuala Lumpur or 1,200 sales leaders in a conference in Palo Alto. She manages the logistics of every aspect of our experiences with our clients around the world. Stephanie is also our in-house editor.

RON CHRISTIAN, M.Ed.
RON
CHRISTIAN, M.Ed.
LEAD FACILITATOR

Ron heads up exper!ence it's global delivery team, and has facilitated small and large-scale immersive learning experiences across the world. He has worked with e! for more than 15 of his 25 years in the field of leadership development. Other big parts of Ron’s life include his family and his music.

CHRIS WOODS, MA
CHRIS
WOODS, MA
SENIOR WRITER AND EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Chris is a senior writer and experience designer. Chris holds an MA from University College London (UK) and worked for many years as a writer and researcher for a British MP. An erstwhile PhD student, he still believes ardently in the power and pleasures of learning. Chris’s travels have taken him from Antarctica to Zimbabwe. Outside work, life entails a young family and birdwatching.

DR. PATRICK SHERLOCK
DR. PATRICK
SHERLOCK
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER AND FACILITATOR

Pat is a dynamic facilitator and seasoned designer, with over 30 years of experience. Pat received a significant teaching award for making a difference in the lives of his learners. As part of the experience it inc. team for the past 15 years, Pat has designed and delivered innovative learning experiences. Pat is a husband, father, tennis player, skiing enthusiast, and an amateur magician.

OLEG SAMUS
OLEG
SAMUS
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, MOBILE AND DESKTOP DEVELOPMENT

Oleg is responsible for creating all of the client-side software that brings exper!ence it inc's simulation designs to life on laptops, iPads and other mobile devices. He adds over 20 years of software design and development experience to the team. Oleg has also run several software companies and start ups, which created games and applications, recognized by some of the largest technology companies in the world.

Yury Selivanov
Yury
Selivanov
Technical Director, Product Design

Yury is an entrepreneur and technical leader with over 10 years of experience in software architecture and design. Yury is a full stack engineer with an extensive knowledge of all stages of application development, from its inception and UX design to supporting a live product.

When he isn’t working, Yury can typically be found spending time with his friends, playing squash or skiing.

ELVIS PRANSKEVICHUS
ELVIS
PRANSKEVICHUS
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, SERVER DEVELOPMENT

With 10 years of professional experience, Elvis has expert knowledge of designing, building and maintaining complex software systems on all layers. Elvis is a generalist with focus on designing robust and efficient data models and services. Away from the keyboard, Elvis enjoys skiing, sailing, and long-distance running.

Julius Joaquin
Julius
Joaquin
Marketing Director

Julius is an all rounded creative professional with over 7 years experience in creating concepts for a wide range of both business-to-business and business-to-consumer clients. Julius’ focus is in the interactive and digital arena where he has created some groundbreaking ideas.

Jim Rush
Jim
Rush
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER AND FACILITATOR

Jim has 40 years of experience both as an academic and a corporate executive and has used learning to help drive significant strategic transformation. He has been the Chief Learning Officer for both Marsh Inc and the Bank of Montreal and a Professor at the Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario. Jim dotes on family - his wife, their children and grandchildren.

Ken Victor
Ken
Victor
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER AND FACILITATOR

Ken's been creating and delivering experiential learning programs for over 25 years, and his design work has been recognized by both the American and Canadian Society of Training and Development. When not offering learning for others, Ken is likely out paddling on a lake or cross-country skiing, where he gets more than enough lessons to keep him humble.

WILLIAM PORPER
WILLIAM
PORPER
Project Manager

William is an integral part of ensuring that our client’s projects are smoothly developed and implemented. William has worked in many different industries over the years, which includes a wide range of experience in project and account management, as well as communication design. He brings organizational strategy and insight to exper!ence it. When William is not working, he can be found doing two of his passions, mountain biking and playing ultimate frisbee.