Athanasios Mazarakis

is a postdoc at ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and 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.




Sabrina Sailer-Frank

studied business education and holds a M.Sc. in business education and educational management from the University of Bamberg. Her main research fields are gamification in business education, higher education development, digitisation of business education (vocational schools), and recognition of qualification. Since 2020, she has been a research associate at the University of Bamberg (Professorship of Business Education and Educational Management, Prof. Silvia Annen) while pursuing a Ph.D. about the usage of player types in higher education to address individual preferences and increase motivation.




 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.




Previous Co-organizers

Alexander Bartel

Monique Janneck

Sophie Jent