Dave Eng shares the GBL Conference 2021 | Episode 175

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Dave Eng is an intellectual and creative educator, designer, and researcher who combines games, theory, and technology. Dave has played games for most of his life. As a result, he studies game design and teaches others how to use games for education and learning. Dave hosts the podcast Experience Points and consults at University XP on games-based learning. He also leads the Continue Reading →

Tiago Sizenando Brings the Best of Octalysis and Game Thinking | Episode 174

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Tiago Sizenando is a senior gamification consultant with projects in the United States, Europe and Brazil, in companies like Arcelor Mittal, Banco do Brasil, Forus group, and many startups. An engineer by training, he worked with Siemens for 6 years, co-founded a health promotion startup, and currently is Gamification Specialist at Gamiphy and Product Manager at Octalysis Prime. Tiago is a certified Game Thinking coach, Continue Reading →

Jeremy Royster Opens Up to the Creative Minds of Students | Episode 173

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Jeremy Royster is a transformative curriculum author with extensive experience intrinsically motivating students through personalized instruction.  He has proven expertise amplifying engagement as an instructional technology professor through F.A.I.L. University, his gamified platform to deliver “Fearless Adventures In Learning” to instructors.  Certified in Technology Education (PK-12) and Education Technology Leadership (CETL), Jeremy is currently building virtual reality EscapED-X rooms in collaboration with Continue Reading →

Stephen Baer Uses Licensed Games for Learning | Episode 172

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Founder of Inc Best Workplaces Company, monthly contributor to Forbes.com & regular speaker at EdTech conferences. Stephen creates games to educate and activate audiences. Since launching The Game Agency 13 years ago and The Training Arcade 4 years ago, Stephen has developed award-winning games for new-employee on-boarding, sales and product training, leadership development, safety, security, compliance, systems & processes, customer service, and Continue Reading →

Arek Siechowicz and his Team Committed to Gamification | Episode 171

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Arkadiusz Siechowicz is one of the founders of Gamehill – Gamified Learning Platforms. With his team, they are winners of the Outstanding Gamification Award as well as the Best international implementation of Gamified learning solution form London’s LTA. For the last 7 years, they have gathered vast experience in corporate and university learning.  Their most recent addition to the platform is an Continue Reading →

Ambikesh Prasad with Superfans and Rapid Prototypes | Episode 170

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Ambikesh is the Co-Founder of a consulting firm based out of India called M.A.D. Methods. He is a serial entrepreneur having founded organizations in services and product spaces. Having worked with companies in the US and in many APAC countries, Ambikesh has a treasure of experience in User Experience and Client Management. In recent years Ambikesh has been involved in product and Continue Reading →

Shawn Livermore from Average Joe to Tech Myth | Episode 169

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Shawn Livermore is the author of the Amazon best-selling business non-fiction book, Average Joe: Be the Silicon Valley Tech Genius. The book teaches anyone how to think, speak, and create like some of the brightest tech founders in the world. It dispels the myth of the tech genius, then, in an unexpected and very satisfying twist, it reveals how to become the Continue Reading →

Nadia Benedetti Inspiring the Creative Playfulness | Episode 168

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Nadia Benedetti is an Advanced Trainer in playful learning, LEGO® SERIOUSPLAY® Facilitator, and Game Thinking Coach, her expertise is helping teams to face complexity by innovating. For 18 years, she was International Manager at Hachette Publishing and LEGO Education, facing the challenges of smart working and multicultural environments. She had been practicing the importance of playful learning to improve creativity, raise engagement, Continue Reading →

Chris Caswell and Julian Kea with the Debriefing Cube | Episode 167

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Julian Kea is a bilingual serious game facilitator and team coach based in Berlin. Though activating learning environments with minds-on workshop methods he enables teams to exchange ideas authentically, promote mutual understanding and strengthen their cooperation. These methods include Training from the BACK of the Room, Thiagi’s Interactive Training and Teaching Strategies, Agile Classrooms, Open Space Technology and LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY®, just Continue Reading →

Alyea Sandovar Brings Playfulness to Gamification | Episode 166

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Alyea Sandovar, Ph.D. is a game and play consultant. She works with trainers, consultants and entrepreneurs to add more fun and deepen engagement through gamification. She has a whole slew of degrees: A Ph.D. in Game Production, a Masters degree in Psychology, a Masters degree in Human Organizational Systems, and a Bachelor’s is in Public Relations and Communication. She has worked with Continue Reading →