Educelerate Founders Panel on the Gamification of Learning

Santa Monica, CA - Jan 22 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

$1 to $50


Join Educelerate LA for the "Gamification of Learning" in what should be the LA EdTech meetup of the year featuring a panel discussion of the following industry titans:

  • Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari, Inc. and the Chuck E. Cheese Pizza-Time Theaters, and considered to be the father of the video arcade industry. Nolan recently founded the adaptive learning games start-up BrainRush and is active alongside his son Brent Bushnell in Two Bits Circus, a games incubator and organizer of the STEAM Carnival.
  • Trip Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts and EA Sports and current founder and CEO of If You Can, a pioneer in teaching Emotional IQ through gaming, including their first mobile game, If You Can. Trip identified the glaring market need for Social Emotional Learning through his long involvement with the Nueva School, pioneers in emotional intelligence, and his own storied career in the gaming industry.
  • David Lord, President and CEO of JumpStart, which has been an innovator and key leader in kids’ educational gaming since its founding around classic titles like Math Blaster in 1990 through today with its NFL games for kids and the School of Dragons, the number one ranked educational role playing game in the iTunes App Store.
  • Osman Rashid, Founder and CEO of Galxyz, an intergalactic STEM focused educational adventure game. Osman was also Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chegg, Inc. before leaving to co-found the digital course materials platform Kno, Inc. in 2009. He also has a wealth of non-education entrepreneurial success founding four other businesses and being named the Ernst & Young 2009 Entrepreneur of the Year for the coveted Northern California region.
  • Educelerate Founders Panel on the Gamification of Learning