Senior Advisor – Technology
Dr. Jeff Brown is a Senior Advisor to PowerPlay Mobile. He is a founder of the company, a shareholder and a member of the company’s board of advisors.
Dr. Brown is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW). Jeff started programming computers to support his research in Computer Aided Geometric Design. Since 1998, he has focused on web and mobile development. Jeff developed and taught a course in Advanced Web Programming for the UNCW computer science department, and he has done web development work as a consultant for a variety of companies and governmental agencies.Jeff created JXPL, a scripting language that is the basis of Grid Nexus, a grid-computing project involving several universities in the UNC system. He led the software development team for Grid Nexus, and working as a consultant for Lexxle, Inc, he led a team that extended JXPL for an agent-based artificial intelligence computing environment.In 2007 Jeff partnered with Ron Vetter from the UNCW computer science department to found Mobile Education LLC, which provides interactive text message applications for UNCW, PowerPlay Mobile, and other businesses.
Jeff earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Georgia .