Mfon Akpan Plans for Success and Failure in the Metaverse | Episode 243

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Mfon Akpan is an assistant professor of accounting at Methodist University. He has a passion for emerging technologies and is an expert in virtual reality technology. He researches new technologies and educational methods to offer students a current, effective, and relative teaching experience.   Guest Links and Info His website is mfonakpan.com LinkedIn Twitter as @Mfon__Akpan Instagram as @mfon__akpan Hitchhikers Guide to Continue Reading →

Dominique Mangiatordi with Process Gamification | Episode 242

Listen to this episode on your phone! Dominique Mangiatordi is CEO and founder of ØPP, a gamification studio based in Belgium and working for clients like Toyota, the International Olympic Committee, Aéroports de Paris, Altran, Ogilvy, ING, Calvin Klein, L’Oreal… His team also launched several successful gamified business apps, like Peak Me Up, Business Royale or Hunterz. He teaches Gamification at Solvay Vietnam, EDHEC Paris and HEC Liège.   Guest Continue Reading →

Norhan Zahran Builds Gamification with Empathy and Testing | Episode 241

Listen to this episode on your phone! Originally a pharmacist who fell in love with games and using gamification to transform learning experiences! so she decided to leave her career as a pharmacist and focus on using gamification in education; specifically with non-profits and the underprivileged communities. She worked with different entities multinational, public, private, and non-profits on designing gamified learning programs which diversified and enriched her experience. Currently, pursuing her master’s Continue Reading →

LEGO and Gamification on Professor Game | Episode 240

Listen to this episode on your phone! Photo by Vlad Hilitanu on Unsplash This is a special episode to discuss some ways in which I’ve personally and professionally made use of LEGO® around gamification, and also some of my plans for the future after getting certified as a LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitator!   Links to episode mentions: Episode 237 with Robert Rasmussen co-creator of the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method Some Continue Reading →

Aris Emmanouloudis Goes for the Right Difficulty in the Game of Life | Episode 239

Listen to this episode on your phone! Argyrios “Aris” Emmanouloudis is the Coordinator of the Game Art & Animation department at the SAE Institute of Amsterdam. He has also finished his PhD on Cultural Analysis in the University of Amsterdam, focusing on the intersection between online gaming communities and the industry. Not satisfied with just playing video games, he has always been on the lookout for the deeper, often ignored, Continue Reading →

Tamir Bayasgalan with Digital yet Offline Gamification | Episode 238

Listen to this episode on your phone! Guest Intro Tamir has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Games Technology (Singapore 2010) a Masters in Project Management (Australia PMP2012) and is also a Certified Football Coach “D” Licence (Mongolia 2021). He’s a seasoned veteran in the Mongolian pharmaceutical market (from project assistant to CTO and CIO) 2010 – 2021, he also is an expert in Change Management and is officially now Football Continue Reading →

Robert Rasmussen and the Power of LEGO SERIOUS PLAY | Episode 237

Listen to this episode on your phone! Managing Director and Chief Facilitator. A former employee of LEGO, Robert is a main architect of the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY methodology and co-author of the book Building a Better Business Using the LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Method. After several years and more than 20 iterations, he and his team developed the concept into the reproducible and robust methodology it is today. He is the Continue Reading →

Dan Bennett Uses Creative Behavioral Science | Episode 236

Listen to this episode on your phone! Dan leads the behavioural science practice within Ogilvy Consulting London looking after clients from the public and private sectors. He is a Practitioner, Speaker and Writer on the creative application of behavioural science to the world’s stickiest challenges. Joining the practice at its commencement in 2012, he has worked on over 80 of the world’s major brands & organisations.  He has a diverse Continue Reading →

Will Rush Teaching Finance with Gamification | Episode 235

Listen to this episode on your phone! Over the past twelve years, Will has worked with seven different billion-dollar banking and securities companies. During that time, he witnessed long-time industry incumbents lose market share to FinTech unicorns, as products democratized access to financial markets and minted millions of new investors overnight. Will felt that the industry had prioritized access over education, and in the process failed to appropriately equip new Continue Reading →

Noa Lahav is Cross-pollinating Games-based Learning | Episode 234

Listen to this episode on your phone! Noa Lahav is a community manager at the Tech Innovation Unit in the Israeli Ministry of Education, and head of Start GameDev – a unique program where teachers become game developers, using a no-code game engine. They learn from top game designers and have weekly meetings with a personal mentor. We (the Ministry of Education) will share the games with all teachers and Continue Reading →