The IndustryMasters’ Story

Our Story

The unique and complementary backgrounds of Thomas Lehnert and Bryan Rimmer shape IndustryMasters Inc. Thomas brings technical architecture, game play, and economic expertise; Bryan has a rich background in finance, business, and corporate education. It was a natural match. Here’s how it all happened:

1980 - the dawn of PCs

Thomas

At 16, develops “what-if” scenario planning simulations and tools for different utility companies in Germany

Bryan

Fresh out of college, manages 150 front-line employees in a Fortune 500 chocolate manufacturing operation

1990 - business games start to develop

 

 

Thomas

Launches a computer-based business game in German called CABS that is still used by some businesses to teach employees business acumen

 

 

Bryan

Exits the corporate world to become an entrepreneur. He rides the waves of fortune through several global ventures.

Thomas

Builds and markets a massive, multiplayer business game where players start a business in a realistic marketplace populated with real and virtual players

Bryan

Completes his MBA at London Business School and joins the prestigious school as a lecturer and researcher for global executives

2000 - development of realistic business simulations

Thomas

Welcomes 400,000 users who flock to seek their fortunes in a global market place, form alliances, and compete in his global business game

Bryan

Facilitates business simulations and financial programs around the world for large organizations in different industries

Bryan and Thomas came together and Tycoon Systems (later IndustryMasters) was born.

Business gaming meets Executive MBA to form a powerful corporate business simulation offering.

 

 

 

 

2010 - mmog real time business simulations online

Tycoon Milestones

First enterprise simulation is rolled out

 

Translated simulation platform into 14 languages for simultaneous game play

 

Conducted global business school competition with $50,000 scholarship for winners

 

Developed a three-year, 200 project bidding and management simulation for global mega-projects

 

Developed an innovative virtual assessment center in partnership with VirBELA

 

Launch pharma marketing simulation in eastern Europe

 

Simulate the global supply chain with a ecosystem of interactive businesses

 

Update the energy generation simulation for US regulated and unregulated markets

 

 

 

 

2020 - the future of online business games and simulations

 

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