Clark Aldrich is the author of two award-winning books, Simulations and the Future of Learning and Learning by Doing, creator of the online glossary Clark Aldrich's Style Guide for Serious Games and Simulations (available at http://clarkaldrich.blogspot.com), and founder of and former director of research for Gartner's e-learning coverage. His work has been featured in hundreds of sources, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, NPR, CNET, Business 2.0, BusinessWeek, CNNfn, U.S. News and World Report; and, among other distinctions, he has been called an industry guru by Fortune magazine. He graduated from Brown University with a degree in cognitive science and worked on special projects for Xerox's executive team. Contributor to ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals - Available as article-length Fast Fundamentals whitepaper (PDF download): What is a Simulation? The New Structure of Action-Systems-Results.