Dr Kate Raynes-Goldie

Dr. Kate Raynes-Goldie is an award-winning game designer, educator, technologist and community activator. She is the Director of the Games and Interactive Program at FTI (fti.asn.au), the Creative Director and Founder of Games We Play (gamesweplay.com.au) and the Founder of Playup Perth (playupperth.org).  She’s spoken at conferences around the globe including SXSW Interactive, PAX Australia and TEDxPerth and has appeared on MTV and in ELLE magazine. Kate holds a PhD from the Department of Internet Studies from Curtin University, where she is also an Adjunct Research Fellow. (Bonus! In 2007, Kate co-created a wacky Web 2.0-themed Twitter-based conference game for Edge of the Web, named Edgar of the Web. There are photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ideaconstructor/sets/72157624521165262/)