Óscar Garcia-Pañella

Partner. Gamification Consultant, Cookie Box

Óscar Garcia-Pañella

Speaker Bio


Dr. Oscar García Pañella holds a PhD degree in Electronic Engineering and a Post Doc in Entertainment Technology. He's enjoyed several stages abroad, like at the IMSC (Integrated Media Systems Center, USC, USA, 1998), at the VIS Lab (UCI, USA, 2005) and at the Entertainment Technology Center (CMU, USA, 2008-2009). He works as a consultant and researcher on the implementation and design of Applied Games, Gamification campaigns and Interactive Installations intended to solve several simulator-related challenges and learning opportunities from the “experiential multimedia” and “learning-by-doing” views.

Oscar directs the first Videogame and Serious Games University School in Barcelona (ENTI-UB) besides an online Master in Gamification & Transmedia Storytelling (IEBS). He is an active member of the EU Research community in projects such as Gamewise, gameBIZ, Playing for Real, JamToday, Robogenius or interSTEM. In addition to that, Oscar partners as a senior Gamification consultant in Cookie Box, a Gamification consultancy firm.