Athanasios Mazarakis

is a postdoc at Kiel University, Germany and has been working on gamification and incentives in the interdisciplinary field between computer science, economics, and psychology for more than a decade. Numerous publications on gamification and successful workshop organizations (both also at the Mensch und Computer conference series) complete his competence profile.

Contact: A.Mazarakis@zbw.eu

Thomas Voit

has been teaching and researching as a professor on the topic of gamification as a business informatics specialist at the Nuremberg University of Applied Sciences since 2014. Before joining the university, he was employed in the automotive industry where he initiated and led a gamification project to motivate managers to adopt new leadership roles. Since the end of 2016, he has been leading the gamification research project EMPAMOS in cooperation with the German Games Archive Nuremberg.
Contact: thomas.voit@th-nuernberg.de

Previous co-organizers

Alexander Bartel

ist ehemaliger wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter im BMBF-Forschungsprojekt EVELIN. Er wechselte nach seiner Promotion in die Wirtschaft und ist dort als IT-Architekt tätig. Sein Forschungsinteresse liegt neben Software Architektur auf Gamification in Lehr-Lernkontexten. Er publizierte hierzu zahlreiche Fachartikel.

Kontakt: alexander.bartel@t-systems.com

Monique Janneck

ist Professorin für HCI am Fachbereich Elektrotechnik und Informatik der TH Lübeck. Ihre Forschungsgebiete umfassen Digitalisierung der Arbeit, computergestützte Kommunikation und Kooperation, Entwicklung und Usability von Online-Applikationen und innovativen Benutzungsschnittstellen, virtuelle Organisationen und Social Web.

Kontakt: monique.janneck@th-luebeck.de

Sophie Jent

is a computer scientist and researcher at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Lübeck University of Applied Sciences in the field of human-computer interaction. Her research focuses on the topic of gamification, on which she publishes and gives lectures in science as well as in practice.

Contact: sophie.jent@th-luebeck.de