Apex, NC, July 26, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Laura A. Schoppe, president of Fuentek, LLC (www.fuentek.com), has announced that Jack Spain, senior consultant with the firm, spoke at the 2008 Digital Game Expo (www.dgxpo.com) held on June 20-21 at Wake Technical Community College’s main campus in Raleigh. The expo featured presentations from industry professionals, a student showcase, career fair, costume contest, tournament and a giant Lego display. Spain discussed NASA’s plan for a massively multiplayer online (MMO) educational game to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning, and he held a question-and-answer session after the presentation about the NASA initiative. Spain serves as Fuentek’s client lead for the NASA Kennedy Space Center, NASA Ames Research Center, NASA Dryden Flight Research Center and University of Illinois, and he is a member of the NASA MMO project team based at Goddard Space Flight Center. For more information about the initiative, visit http://ipp.gsfc.nasa.gov/mmo/.
“I am pleased that Jack was able to discuss NASA’s initiative at the 2008 Digital Game Expo,” said Schoppe. “It was a great opportunity for local game developers to learn about NASA’s plan to create an MMO game to stimulate interest in STEM learning and how they can be a part of the program.”
About Fuentek, LLC:
Fuentek, LLC is a consulting firm that provides intellectual property and technology management services. With a specialization in technology commercialization, Fuentek works with a wide variety of clients to identify promising technologies and assist them in converting their ideas and inventions into marketable products. Drawing upon its unique combination of technical, business and commercialization expertise, the firm has helped organizations around the world find the technology they need. Fuentek offers training workshops, guidebooks and instructional Web sites to help clients improve their skills in effectively managing their intellectual property. In 2005 and 2006, DiversityBusiness.com recognized Fuentek as one of the top 50 women-owned businesses in North Carolina. The firm is the largest NASA contractor in North Carolina. For more information, please call (919) 303-5874 or visit Fuentek’s Web site at www.fuentek.com.
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