The Simple Games that Win with Adrian Hon of Zombies, Run! | Episode 146

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Adrian Hon is co-founder and CEO at Six to Start, creators of gamelike stories and story-like games including the world’s bestselling smartphone fitness game, “Zombies, Run!” with four million players. Six to Start’s clients have included Disney, the BBC, Channel 4, and Penguin, and the company has won multiple awards including Best of Show at SXSW. Adrian is author of A History Continue Reading →

Felipe Walker Into Game-Based Learning for Business Education | Episode 145

 Listen to this episode on your phone! During the last 6 years, he has been teaching courses in the Operations Management area at undergrad, graduate and executive levels. Although he loves teaching, he realized how old fashioned and non-effective is the traditional way of teaching. Based on that experience, he founded GameLab in 2013, an EdTech company that develops online and short-term simulators that enhance the motivation, engagement and Continue Reading →

With Mario Herger Looking into Gamification History | Episode 144

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Mario has been living in Silicon Valley since 2001. He is researching technology trends, writing books and consulting companies on topics such as Innovation, Silicon Valley Mindset, Foresight Mindset, Automotive, Artificial Intelligence, Creativity, Intrapreneurship. For many years he worked at SAP as a development manager and innovation strategist. Now he helps companies on how they can apply the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit Continue Reading →

Nick Metzler Looks for the Emotional Hook in Games | Episode 143

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Nick Metzler has been designing games since he was 4. As a two-time award-winning designer in the Toy and Game Industry, Nick has pushed the boundaries of what board games could be, having worked with major licenses such as Marvel and Disney and integrated smart speakers into his game design. He’s designed challenges for Survivor, helped design an experimental entrepreneurship class at Continue Reading →

Ibrahim Jabary of Gamelearn with Corporate Game-based Learning since 2007 | Episode 142

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Ibrahim Jabary is the CEO and one of the founders of Gamelearn, where he has participated in the concept of all the videogames of the company. He studied business. Later, he did his MBA at IE Business school. After a career in international companies and his experience at Jabary Consulting, a face-to-face training company for managerial skills, he embarked on the adventure Continue Reading →

Toby Beresford and his Book Infinite Gamification | Episode 141

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Toby Beresford is an expert on using gamification and statistical metrics in business to build the best working teams. He has appeared on Sky News, as a keynote speaker and has written about gamification for .net magazine and others. Toby has worked with organizations large and small including IBM, PwC and has even gamified the United Nations to encourage UN staff to Continue Reading →

Brian Collins from Disney Imagineer to Gamification | Episode 140

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Brian began his fascinating and unique career as a Walt Disney Imagineer, where he helped “create the magic” for Disney’s Florida theme parks before going on to produce work for a who’s-who list of corporations and small entrepreneurial ventures.  Along the way, he became a passionate educator, serving as an adjunct professor at several schools and as an Innovation Specialist for online Continue Reading →

Sylvester Arnab’s Hybrid Gamification Model | Episode 139

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Sylvester Arnab- professor of Game Science, who is the applied innovation lead at the Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University, an associate of the Centre for Post-Digital Cultures, and the co-founder of the award-winning GameChangers initiative. You can find Sylvester on Twitter as @sarnab75 or on Linkedin as Sylvester Arnab Links to episode mentions: Disruptive Media Learning Lab of Coventry University Continue Reading →

Andrew Lau Brings Iterative Learning to Gamification | Episode 138

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Andrew Lau is the CEO and founder of Think Codex – a multiple award-winning Gamification Organization headquartered in Malaysia. He is also the current Chair of the International Gamification Confederation (GamFed) – which is a community of gamification experts, academia and professionals from around the world. During his university years, he averaged 16 hours of video gaming daily for up to 2 Continue Reading →

Emil Oliver Creates Massive Business Education Games | Episode 137

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Emil is the founder of Hubro Education, who develop learning games for business education. He founded the company after a professor approached him, frustrated that he couldn’t find a learning game that met his requirements. Today, their simulation games are used in 14 countries all around the world. Where we can find Emil: Website hubroeducation.com @HubroEmil on Twitter Links to episode mentions: Continue Reading →