Jude Ower, MBE Gaming for Good to Make the World a Better Place on Champions of Change with Lindsay Christianson
Today we host Jude Ower on Champions of Change. She uses game play to make the world a better place.
Jude Ower is Innovative woman who founded PlayMob, the world's first platform profitably connecting game mechanics to social good, and has served as Chief Executive Officer since July 2011.
She was brought up in Dundee, games were a part of life growing up, she provides a vision to show how games and platforms are used to make the world a better place. A win win for all, creating a shared value proposition for business and charity.
Voted One to Watch in 2015 at the Talent Unleashed Awards judged by Sir Richard Branson and leaders in tech, voted top 100 women in Tech in Europe, Growing Business 'Young Gun'? 2012, and Shortlisted on Red's Hot Women Awards 2012 and runner up Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012.
Built Playmob up to be winner of Best Start Up 2012 Launch Conference, BBAA Social Investment of the Year 2013 and Digital Leader SME 2014.
BAFTA games judge, member of UKIE (UK Interactive Entertainment), and speaker at various events such as Institute of Directors, MADE Festival, SXSW, Women in Games, Browser Games Forum, Games for Brands, London Games Conference, Social Games Summit and Tech@State.
We talk how gaming has the power to make people take action. This is extremely powerful when the actions create social impact, and social change by shifting cultural attitudes.
You can check Jude Ower MBE,
on twitter @playinthecloud
on LinkedIn https://ca.linkedin.com/in/judeower
and at https://playmob.com/about-us