Our Team

David Santucci, Software Developer

David Santucci joined Gnaritas as a software developer in 2005. He has worked on projects for clients such as the Center for Information Systems Research at MIT Sloan School of Management, the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and he provides technical support for clients such as Natural Standard and MIT Sloan, Executive Education.

Before joining Gnaritas, David worked for Cambridgeport Bank in Cambridge, MA, where he maintained the bank’s website and developed an intranet site and other systems to support back-office operations.

David is a classically trained violinist who performs regularly in the Boston area. He has a master’s degree from the New England Conservatory in Boston and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Hartt School of Music at the University of Hartford, CT.

Christopher T. Wisdo, PhD, President

Chris Wisdo earned his PhD in computer science at Northwestern University’s Institute for Learning Sciences (ILS), an interdisciplinary research and development center dedicated to applying the principles of cognitive science, computer science, artificial intelligence, and educational theory to improving the way people learn.

Chris founded Gnaritas in 1999 to continue applying those ideas to help organizations address their internal performance-improvement challenges, and to help knowledge-rich organizations reach the widest possible audience with their insights. Since then, he has worked with distinguished experts in healthcare, business, and academia to create innovative systems that improve the way people work and learn.

Scott Dasse, Designer

Scott Dasse is a design consultant to Gnaritas and the creative director for Upstatement

Since becoming an interactive designer in the late 1990s, he has designed and developed websites for clients ranging from MIT to Exxon and has been recognized by professional associations such as the American Institute of Graphic Artists and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Scott received a master’s degree in graphic design from Boston University and studied digital sound and image at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

James A. Frey, Voice Narrator/Producer

Jim Frey is a voice narrator/audio engineer and Director of Learning Experience Design for Higher Education at Six Red Marbles.

His work for Gnaritas represents a “homecoming” of sorts, as voice narration and audio were areas of specialization during his education.

Jim earned a master’s degree in media arts from Emerson College in Boston and studied mass media production at the State University of New York at Geneseo.