Michael Bas graduated in 1987 as an independent designer and painter at the Willem de Kooning Academy. In 1999 he started Ranj Serious Games, a design studio dedicated to the design and development of serious games. Today Ranj is one of the globally leading producers of serious games, being active in many countries. Having initialized and successfully completed over 300 serious games projects, Michaël has great experience with the use of games in health care and education. His mission is to design games that make learning more effective, efficient and fun. Since October 2014 he is parttime employed at the Delft Univeristy of Technology as a 'visiting professor'.
Dr. Hartmut Koenitz
Hartmut Koenitz is an Assistant Professor in Mass Media Arts at the University of Georgia. He holds a PhD in Digital Media from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research is in interactive narrative theory and practice, combining an evolutionary approach towards interactive narrative theory with practical experimentation in the form of ASAPS, a software tool able to integrate many existing approaches in Interactive Storytelling. He is also a digital artist whose installations have been shown in Atlanta and Paris.