Jane McGonigal

Lead Game Designer, Institute for the Future

Jane McGonigal
Jane McGonigal is a game designer and games researcher, specializing in massively collaborative play. Recently named by MIT Technology Review as one of the top 35 young innovators changing the world through technology, Jane focuses on improving quality of life through reality-based gaming. She is the founder of the experimental design project Avant Game (Cruel 2 B Kind, Ministry of Reshelving), a former lead designer for 42 Entertainment (I Love Bees, Tombstone Hold ‘Em), and the resident game designer with the Institute for the Future. She has a Ph.D. in performance studies from the University of California at Berkeley.

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Web 2.0 Summit 2007

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference 2007

O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference 2006