Should Governments Gamify Service Delivery? - GX Podcast with Lisa Wong and Arad Malhotra
Join us in this new episode of the GX Podcast. In this episode, host Ian Khan speaks to Lisa Wong, CEO of PopBase & Arad Malhotra, Cofounder of Skyless Game Studios, on Gamification and Government Services.
In this episode, host Ian Khan speaks to Lisa Wong, CEO of PopBase & Arad Malhotra, Cofounder of Skyless Game Studios, on Gamification and Government Services.
- Is city hall a government institution or a game? Think about it.
- Can gamification help governments connect better with the youth?
- Does gamification mean leaving some people behind?
- Psychology of gamification and training public servants
- Ethics, dopamine, gamification vis-a-vis government
- Intentional design and social impact gaming
Lisa is the CEO and co-founder of PopBase, a platform that democratizes story-driven game tech. She has over 25 years of experience in AAA video games as an artist, art tech, researcher, and consultant for games and related technology. Her career spans multiple Star Wars titles (Lucas Film), NBA titles (2kSports), and Call of Duty (Activision), as well as R&D for Sony Playstation (Playstation Move). Prior to putting together the PopBase team, she was president of Fabulae Obscurae, producing and directing “Heathcote”, Creative Director for Empty Clip Studios, and has led her own consulting firm, Bringing the Chips, serving high profile clients like Apple, ZS Associates, and Google.
Arad Malhotra is an award-winning Social Entrepreneur with a passion to create, lead and advise disruptive startups that create meaningful impact. Arad features on the global Forbes '30 under 30' 2016 list for Games. He is the co-founder of Skyless Game Studios, an organization developing immersive video games to drive social impact through training and engagement. Arad is an active speaker who has been invited to many international forums including the UN, the International Anti-Corruption Conference, Wharton School of Business, Forbes etc. He has also served judge for the 2017-2020 Stevie International Business Awards and is a recipient of the US government's EB1-A 'Genius' visa for "Individuals with Extraordinary Ability or Achievement" (reserved for the top 1% of global experts in their field).
Ian Khan - Host
Leading Technology Futurist, author, and featured on CNN, FOX, CTV, Global TV. Ian works with governments worldwide and is a contributor to McGraw Hill, Forbes, Entrepreneur Magazine. He is also the director of "Blockchain City" & "GX Now" documentaries. For more information please visit www.IanKhan.com
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