GABE ZICHERMANN is the chair of the Gamification Summit, an author, highly rated public speaker and entrepreneur. His upcoming book, “Gamification by Design” (O’Reilly, 2011) looks at the technical and architectural considerations for designers in this burgeoning field. His book “Game-Based Marketing” (Wiley, 2010) achieved critical and industry acclaim for its detailed look at innovators who blend the power of games with brandstrategy. A resident of NYC, Gabe is a board member of StartOut.org, advisor to a number of startups and Facilitator for the Founder Institute in Manhattan.
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KEVIN SHANE is a sixth degree black belt in community building and there’s a 72% chance that you’ve had some communication with him. He’s always willing to cover a delicious story about gamification, or share an aged craft brew from his beer cellar after a sweet session of kitesurfing off the Jersey coast.
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MIKE MARTOCCIA is…the honeybadger.
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JUSTIN SCHIER is our master of all things creative.
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IVAN KUO is one of our editors and our social media expert. His pet project has been the G-Base [add link], which lists everything and anything that is related to gamification. He’s a student at NYU–raise your hand if you’d like to go back to college!
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