"Hot Hot Topic! Gamify Your Startup" a Guru, Yu-kai Chou! (RewardMe)
Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Menlo Park, CA
Join us on April 9th to welcome Yu-kai Chou, Entrepreneur and Gamification pioneer. Yu-kai has been a regular speaker/lecturer on Gamification at organizations like Stanford University, Facebook, Google Inc., The Internet Marketing Conference, Draper Richards Retreat, UCLA, UBC Sauders School of Business and many more.
Yu-kai was one of the earliest pioneers in Gamifcation, starting his work in the industry in 2003and was rated as one of the Top 10 Gamification Gurus by Leaderboarded. Yu-kai is also the creator of The Complete Gamification Framework: Octalysis as well as the video series The Beginner’s Guide to Gamification. He is the Co-Founder and Head of Product for RewardMe, a digital loyalty platform that aims to gamify offline commerce and was rated by AlwaysOn as one of the Top 10 Private Companies to Watch. RewardMe also won Best Commercial App at the first location-based service awards “The Locals.” Yu-kai is also a Partner at the premium internet operations consulting firm Spark Solutions.
Prior to RewardMe and Spark Solutions, Yu-kai founded a variety of startups, including FDCareer (rated on Mashable as one of the Top 10 Social Networks for Gen-Ys) and Viralogy, a service that attracted hundreds of thousands of bloggers and social medians. He has consulted for a variety of companies, from seed stage startups to Fortune 500 companies such as such as eBay and Wells Fargo.
6:00 to 7:00 PM - Networking (VIP networking session with the speaker is also available)
7:00 to 8:00 PM - Yu-kai's Talk
Food & Wine will be served
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