Advisory Board

Mike Klein

Entrepreneurship & Finance. (Chair)

Steve Cobble

Social Activism
Mike brings a wealth of experience in business acceleration, fund raising and digital activism and is providing invaluable support and guidance to the management team.

He is Chairman of Warrior Centric Health, a US based healthcare SaaS platform, and Founder / CEO of the London Film Business School, an integrated post graduate entrepreneurship programme and creative industries accelerator hybrid.

Steve Cobble is a former Director of the Arca Foundation, and a longtime activist on electoral reform and pro-democracy issues. He currently serves as an adviser to Free Speech For People in the battle to roll back the awful Citizens United decision.

Steve is a co-founder of Progressive Democrats of America (PDA), which he helped convince to launch the original “Draft Bernie” effort in late 2013. PDA was the first national organization to endorse Senator Sanders for President, and ultimately helped convince Bernie to run (as a Democrat).

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Steve was a Political Director and speechwriter for the National Rainbow Coalition, served as National Delegate Coordinator for Jesse Jackson for President ’88, and directed the Keep Hope Alive PAC. He has worked on campaigns at every level from state legislature to mayor to Congress to Senate, and has had a serious role in half-a-dozen presidential campaigns, from McGovern to Kucinich.

Steve also helped co-found AfterDowningStreet.org, and has written for the Nation, HuffingtonPost, TomPaine.com, the Progressive, and many other magazines, webs sites, and newspapers. He has spoken often on the radio, and appeared on Inside Politics, Real News, Thom Hartmann, Laura Flanders, and other progressive TV outlets.

Steve is an Associate Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), served as a Fellow at Harvard’s Institute of Politics, and conducted election training workshops for the African National Congress in South Africa in 1991. He was one of the 1,253 Tar Sands activists arrested in front of the White House in 2011.

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Yu-kai Chou

Gamification

Yu-kai Chou is an Author and International Keynote Speaker on Gamification. He is the Original Creator of the gamification framework: Octalysis, and the author of Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards.

He is the Founder of The Octalysis Group and has been a regular speaker/lecturer on gamification worldwide, including at organizations like Google, Stanford University, LEGO, TEDx, SxSW, Gamified India, Huawei, the Innovation Center in Denmark, Kingdom of Bahrain, and many more.