The Third and Biggest Gamification Summit Yet Kicks Off Today


Sold out conference continues to grow, brings hands-on gamification workshops and distinctive speakers to San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO– June 19, 2012 – The third and largest Gamification Summit, the event where professionals from across industry come together to discuss, analyze, and share the science of behavior change and engagement, begins today. Kicking off with a series of sold out workshops where summit chair Gabe Zichermann and other experts will give interactive, hands on lessons on how to design and implement gamified systems, GSummit continues tomorrow and Thursday with a jam-packed agenda of speaker sessions, featuring accomplished professionals from a wide range of industries.

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Livescribe™ Names Stephen Dix as Senior Vice President of Sales

Dix brings extensive domestic and international consumer market and channel management experience to the Livescribe executive team

OAKLAND, Calif. – June 5, 2012 – Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), maker of the award-winning Echo™ smartpen, announced today the addition of seasoned sales executive Stephen J. Dix as senior vice president of sales. With more than 25 years of experience in sales and marketing, Stephen will develop and oversee the global sales strategy, lead the overall program implementation and drive strategic expansion into new channels and markets. Continue reading Livescribe™ Names Stephen Dix as Senior Vice President of Sales

Bobber Adds Engagement Expert, Scott Rigby to Management Team

SEATTLE – May 21, 2012 – Scott Rigby, Ph.D, Founder of Immersyve Inc., has joined the executive team of Bobber Interactive. A worldwide expert in the application of the Self Determination Theory (SDT), and the author of The Personal Experience of Needs Satisfaction (PENS), and Glued to Games (with Richard Ryan, Ph.D), Scott has joined Bobber Interactive as its Chief Engagement Officer and Behavioral Economist.

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First Gamification Awards Announced for GSummit, Nominations Open

Chamillionaire, Fortune 500 Speakers Added to Roster; Workshops Full

NEW YORK CITY – May 10, 2012 – The Gamification Summit (June 19-21 in San Francisco) has today announced the GAwards, the engagement industry’s first and only awards program recognizing the finest achievements in Gamification over the last year. Nominations may be made by any member of the community, and voting will close on June 8.
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Blackjack Superstar Jeffrey Ma, Game Designer Richard Bartle, Stanford Professor Byron Reeves Added to GSummit Lineup

Hands-On Gamification Workshops Nearly Sold Out

NEW YORK – April 11, 2012 – The Gamification Summit (June 19-21, San Francisco) today announced several significant additions to its speaker lineup, including thought leaders, academics and experts from a variety of disciplines. New speakers that will take to the GSummit stage to discuss the latest in techniques for engaging employees and customers in the new economy include Tim Vandenberg, one of the world’s top-ranked Monopoly players and inspiring educator; Richard Bartle, renowned game designer and professor; Jeffrey Ma, card game expert and protagonist of the book Bringing Down the House and movie 21; and more. GSummit organizers have also revealed that the hands-on Gamification Workshops featuring experts Gabe Zichermann and Mario Herger are nearly sold out with fewer than a dozen confirmable spots remaining.

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