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Vasilis Gkogkidis is an international speaker, designer, and trainer in gamification from Thessaloniki, Greece. He is also a very experienced LEGO SERIOUS PLAY facilitator. He is a master’s graduate from the University of Brighton with a distinction. During his masters, he studied gamification for business alongside Pete Jenkins and started working full time at GAMIFICATION+.
He has since designed gamification solutions, spoke several times for organizations and delivered training on gamification and corporate strategy. His undergraduate degree was in Computer Science from the University of Macedonia.
Vasilis is one of the two organizers of the very successful gamification conference Gamification Europe
that happened in Brighton UK on the 28th and 29th of November 2017.
Vasilis was the keynote speaker presenting in various gamification conferences around the world and
has training experiences in many countries and companies. Vasilis has always been writing on small gamification case studies and researching on How Games Work, where he analyses games and how gamification can get inspired.
Vasilis is the Greek ambassador of GamFed (the International Gamification Federation) where he spreads best practices on gamification in Greece and nearby countries. Vasilis is also the organizer of the Thessaloniki gamification meetup where he organizes talks and workshops related to gamification.
He is also a Ph.D. researcher at the University of Sussex where he researches Lego Serious Play, Gamification, Innovation, and Crowdsourcing.