This blog aims to discuss the area of game-based learning that have a long history but some times seems to be moving sideways rather than forward.
Behind the blog is Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen. He is CEO of Serious Games interactive. He did a PhD on the educational use of computer games and after that worked as an assistant professor at IT-University of Copenhagen for 5 years on games and learning projects.
He founded Serious Games Interactive in 2006. Today it has offices in two countries and 30 employees. It’s currently among the leading in the field. He has studied, researched and worked with computer games for more than 10 years. Over the years he has been involved in developing +100 games for clients like LEGO, Maersk Group, DHI Group, Novo Nordisk, Kaplan, Siemens and World Bank.
He has served on the Digital Game Research Association Board for 3 years, co-founded Game-research.com and authored four books on video games. He regularly gives talks around the world.