Achint, currently ranked 17th on gamification guru list (Feb. 2014 rankings), and the only Indian to be consistently there on the top 50 list, since December 2012. A happy-go-lucky person, an active socializer, he is a visionary and takes early steps in tapping any opportunity that is worth pursuing. Seeing the prospect of gamification industry, he went ahead to do three formal online courses of gamification.
First was offered by Wharton Business School, another by “Enterprise-Gamification” by Mario Herger, and third “Designing Gamification Level 2 (Expert) + Certification” as taught by Gabe Zichermann. He is a level 2 gamification expert designer, certified by Engagement Alliance. Recently he has earned the prestigious Level one Octalysis certification in Gamification from Yu-Kai Chou.
With his MBA in Human Resources, and keen interest in employee behavior at organization, coupled with his passion for games it was a cake-walk for him to clear the gamification courses and internalize the concept of this emerging field.
After course completion he was hired by BankersLab, for designing their gamified training module as a freelance consultant. With the success of the first project and seeing the scope of gamification he founded Inspiringlab. Currently he is working on 2 projects, one is with Ennovent, and other is a recruitment module gamification for a classified client.
From March’2014, there is a change in brand name from InspiringLab, to Gamificator.in.
Organizations looking for gamification consultancy services or workshops for gamification are welcome to contact. Also academic institutes that plan to have gamification course in their curriculum can ask for teaching the course all over India limited to visiting faculty capacity only.
His interests lies in research, consulting, teaching.
In his free time he blogs and tweets about gamification.
Topics of interest: gamification, sensemaking, sensegiving.
Also, academic institutes that plan to have gamification course in their curriculum can ask for teaching the course all over India limited to visiting faculty capacity only.