About LeapCloud Inc.
LeapCloud Inc. is dedicated to inventing products that support the efforts of parents and classroom teachers to deliver engaging educational experiences for science students. LeapCloud provides teacher designed and classroom tested educational tools that are simultaneously family leisure time products -- exemplified by the company’s flagship product, The Rare Earth Chemical Element Card Game™. Beginning with the Rare Earth Game, the company is building a portfolio of brands and entertainment properties, including a range of toys, traditional games, books and interactive games for mobile, PC and console devices, all designed to teach and entertain.
The Co-inventors of the Rare Earth Game:
Richard Gowan is a native of New Brunswick, and a graduate of Mount Allison University (B.Sc., B. Ed.), and the University of Victoria (M.Sc). He has taught senior high school courses in Biology, Chemistry and Physics and served as Science Department Head at schools in Southern California and New Hampshire. Gowan teaches Chemistry and Biology at a high school in New Brunswick where he also serves as Head of Science, Varsity Hockey coach, and Junior Varsity Soccer coach.
James MacDonald is a graduate of York University (B.F.A.) who began his career drawing editorial cartoons for his hometown newspaper, The Bolton Enterprise. With more than 20 years of marketing management experience in the USA and Canada, MacDonald has launched multiple products and spearheaded marketing project management, database marketing and online marketing programs. MacDonald has also been a top selling account manager and an innovative sales manager. MacDonald currently resides in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.