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 →

Geoff Engelstein of Ludology Making the Best of Experiences | Episode 165

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Geoff Engelstein s an award-winning tabletop game designer whose titles include Space Cadets, The Fog of War, Pit Crew, The Expanse, and the recently-released Versailles: 1919 and Super Skill Pinball. He is an adjunct professor of game design at the NYU Game Center. Geoff has since 2007 contributed a Dice Tower podcast series on the math, science, and psychology of games and Continue Reading →

Jaxton Cheah with Game Thinking in Southeast Asia | Episode 164

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Jaxton is a Gamification Advocate in Malaysia. He works with many reputable gamification experts in the United States and Europe such as Amy Jo Kim, Yu-Kai Chou, Pete Jenkins, and An Coppens to promote Game Thinking & Gamification in the South East Asia (SEA) region. He was recruited by Amy Jo Kim, the founder of Game Thinking Academy (GTA) to be the Continue Reading →

Joe Slack Creating Balanced Economies on Board Games | Episode 163

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Joe Slack is a professional board game designer and author of the #1 international best-selling book, The Board Game Designer’s Guide, along with 2 other books on game design. He has taught Game Design and Development at Wilfrid Laurier University and runs the Board Game Design Course, an online course for new game designers. Joe has many games at various stages, from Continue Reading →

David Chislett with the Creative and Playful Mind | Episode 162

 Listen to this episode on your phone! Born in Britain, raised in South Africa, resident in The Netherlands. Nowhere and Everywhere are home for David. A published author, poet, musician and artist. Has also been an entrepreneur for over 25 years. The link that joins everything in my life together is creativity. By sharing what he knows about this human capacity he aims to improve the world, one presentation Continue Reading →