Ahmed Hossam - Reshaping Gamification in the Middle East


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Organizations across the Middle East have used gamification over the past few years to address lack of user engagement within their organizations and the marketplace.

And just as businesses in the U.S. and Europe are using gamification to build community, clarify objectives, and motivate teams, organizations across the Middle East are reaping the rewards of these gamified programs.

In this episode, Ahmed and I explore:

  • A brief analysis of Gamification in Middle East
  • The differences in designing Gamification in different cultures
  • The reshaping of the Gamification industry in the Middle East

About our Guest: Ahmed Hossam:The International Gamification Confederation (Gamfed) Ambassador in Egypt, Ahmed is a Keynote speaker, Consultant, Designer and Facilitator on Gamification. He is Currently the president of Gamification Egypt and the Founder of Gampact.

In July, 2017 he was Rated #2 in the “Global Gamification Gurus Power 100” based in the United Kingdom. He has helped a variety of companies, from seed stage startups to Fortune 500 companies such as HP, Oracle, Vodafone, AUC, Abudawood and many more…

Ahmed is a Certified Level 2 Gamification Journeyman Designer from Sententia Gamification.

Connect with Ahmed: Website – www.ahossam.com Twitter: @ahmed_hossam88

About the Host: Monica CornettiFeatured on the cover of Bloomberg Businessweek, Monica works with individuals and organizations who want to learn how to think differently to achieve uncommon results. A gamification speaker and designer, Monica was rated #1 among the “Gamification Gurus Power 100” by RISE in 2015 and 2016, and in 2016 was also recognized as a Top 3 Finalist in the “Gamification Guru of the Year Award” by the World Gamification Congress held in Barcelona, Spain.

Monica is the Founder and CEO of the Sententia Gamification Consortium and the author of the book Totally Awesome Training Activity Guide: Put Gamification to Work for You. Monica is hired for her skill as a gamification speaker and is considered at the top of her field in gamification design for corporate learning.

She is a graduate of Seton Hill with a BA in psychology, and The University of Houston-Victoria where she earned a Masters Degree in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship, voted by Forbes Small Business as one of the top 5 programs for entrepreneurial education in the country.

Connect with Monica: www.MonicaCornetti.com www.SententiaGames.com On Twitter: @monicacornetti

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