Jane McGonigalNYT Best-Selling Author, Reality is Broken, SuperBetter: The Power of Living Gamefully, Inventor at SuperBetter
One of 25 Successful People Who’ll Help Change Your Life in 2018 - Success Magazine
Jane McGonigal is today’s leading speaker on the engagement economy and the application of game design to the real world. Referencing lessons learned through her work creating games for organizations such as the World Bank, the Olympic Games, the American Heart Association, the New York Public Library, and many more.
Jane is notable for bringing gaming to the healthcare space. Her best-known project is SuperBetter, a mobile app and web-based game that helps individuals challenge personal health challenges (depression, anxiety, chronic pain, stress reduction), and get support from their “allies” — real-life friends and family. With one million players, it is currently under study at OSU Medical Center and the University of Pennsylvania. Jane’s other healthcare games include collaborations with the American Heart Association and the Myelin Repair Foundation.