Crowell Interactive Inc, Canada
Chris “Wombat” Crowell is a Game Designer and Creative Director with 20+ years experience creating a wide range of globally known brands such as NASCAR, Tiger Woods, SimCity, The Sims, Indiana Jones, and Kung Fu Panda.
In 2013 Chris created Crowell Interactive to focus on working with educators to create engaging and effective Game Based Learning and Gamified Digital Education experiences. He has worked with leaders in this field such as Glass Labs, Pearson, Prodigy Game, TVO, and UNESCO’s MGIEP to develop cutting edge projects such as TVO’s mPower suite of classroom games and UNESCO’s Chi learning portal.
Chris has served on the Board of Directors for the International Game Developers Association, and is a founder of the Positive Impact Games SIG. In 2014, he was honored to participate in President Obama’s White House Educational Game Jam. He frequently speaks and runs workshops at Digital Education conferences around the globe.