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Rajat Paharia
CEO, Bunchball

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Rajat Paharia is the founder and CEO of Bunchball. An entrepreneur at heart, Rajat’s skill set combines a unique understanding of technology and design that stems from a four year career at design firm IDEO where he was co-director of the Software Experiences Practice. While there he worked with clients including AT&T Wireless, Avaya, Microsoft, McDonald’s, HP and Philips. Before IDEO, Rajat worked at Philips Consumer Electronics, IBM Research and ViewStar. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, with a focus on Human Computer Interaction, and an undergraduate degree from the University of California Berkeley.

Sessions

Design and User Experience
Location: 2003 Level: Intermediate
Justin Hall (GameLayers), Rajat Paharia (Bunchball), Christopher Chapman (Areae), Gabe Zichermann (rmbr)
The presenters on this panel are each working to integrate video games into online life. Points, levels, distributed persistent social play: metrics for cooperation and competition borrowed from video games and woven into the web. Learn how video game mechanics can create social cohesion and promote participation in innovative web services. Read more.