speaker microphone
The leading Speaker Bureau for keynote & motivational speakers in business, politics, economy & management

+44 0203 002 4125 (24 hours)

Specialist Speakers speaker bureau

+44 0203 002 4125 (24 hours)

more navigationMENU
 
 
Joakim Eklund

Joakim Eklund

 

Gaming involves using game mechanics and aesthetics to facilitate learning, promote products and services, change mindsets and facilitate innovation. In 2020 Gartner Group predicts that 80% of the Global 2000 organisations will use gaming to manage innovation activities.

In 1995 gaming pioneer Joakim Eklund graduated from the University of Gothenburg majoring in journalism and drama. Landing a scriptwriting job at a gaming company his first digital game application was published a year later. It was a learning game for kids teaching them about fire fighters and was soon followed by a game about police officers.

As these kids’ games were highly rated by the Swedish game press Joakim wondered if games could be used to teach adults too. Despite set-backs along the way he continued to design games. As the world woke up to the non-entertainment possibilities gaming offered he was involved in creating more than a hundred gaming apps for multinational organisations.

In 2008 Joakim started the multi award-winning game studio ‘Hello There’ together with 5 other Swedish gaming pioneers. ‘Hello There’ successfully uses gaming to charge brands with emotions, offer players creative learning and empower people in organisations, globally.

Joakim is a sought after speaker and lecturer on subjects such as gaming, story branding, digital storytelling, and content marketing.

 
 

For enquiries or bookings for Joakim Eklund please call us on +44 (0)203 002 4125 or use our contact form

 
 
 
Speaker Bureau Affiliates
Terms and Conditions | All content property of Specialist Speakers © | +44 (0)203 002 4125
Web Design:NewTimeMedia