Charney Kaye Brings the Music Into the Mix | Episode 327

Listen to this episode on your phone! Charney Kaye is a lifelong artist, musician, and hacker, the beneficial type, empathetically building technology to solve problems, and connecting software with media. Professionally, he’s built an arsenal of skills ranging from typography to Java and honed his design thinking over hundreds of projects. Charney is both a seasoned veteran and a contemporary student of human-machine interaction, from R&D to implementation. He founded Continue Reading →

Steve Gullans on The Importance of Building Trust | Episode 326

Listen to this episode on your phone! Steve is an experienced executive, venture investor, entrepreneur, educator, scientist, and author. He is co-founder and CEO of Thynk, a digital health company advancing innovative brain training video games for children and adults.  Previously, Steve held various roles in academia and industry. He began his career as a professor at Harvard Medical School where he co-authored more than 130 scientific papers and was Continue Reading →

Tribute to Michael Sutton | Episode 325

Listen to this episode on your phone! This is our small tribute to a former guest, Michael Sutton who was on during our first year, as we recently got news that he has passed away. If you want to hear a bit more from him, here’s an episode where I was leading a panel that Michael was a part of.   Our condolences to Michael’s family and closest ones. Rob Continue Reading →

Nazlı Öztürkmen Now Focuses on Web3 for Games and Gamification | Episode 324

Listen to this episode on your phone! Nazli Ozturkmen has more than 10 years of professional experience in Fintech, insurtech, crypto technologies and Web3 as a Product Marketing and Product Management executive. She is the author of “Transformers by Crypto” a book to attempt to make storytelling about games, gamification, identity, community, art and design transformed by crypto technologies and Web3. Transformers by Crypto is for readers who hear or Continue Reading →

Bartosz Skwarczek Creating a Vibrant Gaming Community | Episode 323

Listen to this episode on your phone! An entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience, coach, mentor, and public speaker. The founder and President of the Supervisory Board G2A Capital Group, to which belongs G2A.COM – the largest and most dynamically developing global marketplace for digital entertainment, where users can buy vouchers for digital products such as games, gift cards, subscriptions, or software. The marketplace already has over 25 million users Continue Reading →

Edgar Solano Upgrading Our Brains with Games | Episode 322

Listen to this episode on your phone! Edgar Guillermo Solano is the author of the Best Seller “Innovation for square heads”. His new book, “Playliving” shows how to take strategies used on games into the business world. Creator of the game and the book WakeUpBrain to accelerate innovation using games.. He has been Commercial and Marketing Manager in tech companies such as Hewlett Packard, Compaq and Lexmark. He is the Continue Reading →

Happy 2024! | Episode 321

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Well, this time I’m writing this super late on a Sunday, December 31, 2023, as we’ve had some domestic complications (nothing huge, more on the episode). However, I did want to take some time to wish you the best for 2024 and leave some space for reflection! See you on the flip side!!   There are many ways to get in touch Continue Reading →

Anton Hecht Makes Gameful Artwork in Unexpected Ways | Episode 320

Listen to this episode on your phone! Anton Hecht is a lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. He recently finished a Ph.D. in games for art in public space with others. He makes gameful artworks, across mediums, including with orchestras and dancers. He makes installations and experiences in non-traditional spaces. He has created work for many galleries and arts centers, including the South Bank in London. Much of his work is Continue Reading →

Michael Low Brings Role Playing Games to the Classrooms | Episode 319

Listen to this episode on your phone! Michael Low is a classroom educator with an MA in Secondary Education and over 20 years in the classroom. For the past four years, he’s run Luck Of Legends, developing educational role-playing games for small groups and classrooms. As the co-creator and storyteller at, he publishes play-at-home games for families and classrooms like Starsworn, Luna Uni, and Giga City Guardians, and co-hosts Continue Reading →

Pete Alexander Helps Us Reduce Stress | Episode 318

Listen to this episode on your phone! Professor Pete Alexander is the President of the greatest interior landscaping company in the San Francisco Bay Area – Office Plants by Everything Grows. In addition, he serves as an adjunct college professor, where he helps inspire students to develop and apply key concepts of marketing specifically to their area of interest. He’s also a TEDx speaker and best-selling author on reducing stress in your everyday Continue Reading →