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Wanna innovate faster and smarter? Getting2Alpha pulls back the curtain on how breakthrough innovators bring their ideas to life - and delivers actionable tips to help you bring innovative ideas to life. You’ll meet luminaries who've created genre-defining hits - and rising stars who are shaping the future. Listen in and get inspired to innovate smarter and increase your odds of success.

Getting2Alpha Amy Jo Kim

    • Business
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Wanna innovate faster and smarter? Getting2Alpha pulls back the curtain on how breakthrough innovators bring their ideas to life - and delivers actionable tips to help you bring innovative ideas to life. You’ll meet luminaries who've created genre-defining hits - and rising stars who are shaping the future. Listen in and get inspired to innovate smarter and increase your odds of success.

    Ryan Douglas: Immersive Digital Therapeutics

    Ryan Douglas: Immersive Digital Therapeutics

    Ryan Douglas is the co-founder of DeepWell DTx, a digital therapeutics Venture Lab focused on creating immersive experiences that address mental health concerns.

    Ryan has created numerous medical devices, along with several profitable startups. He has deep experience with the regulatory landscape for digital therapeutics, and is pushing to get digital therapeutics accepted by the medical community.

    Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/xuXe-HtmBMk

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Starr Long: Creating Ultima Online

    Starr Long: Creating Ultima Online

    Long before World of Warcraft, there was Ultima Online, the first MMO. How did this highly innovative & influential game come to be? And what can we learn from its successes and failures? 

    Starr Long is a game designer and producer who directed the team that built Ultima Online, the first popular Massively Multiplayer Online game. In this in-depth interview, you'll learn how a theater major became a game designer, how Ultima IV blew player's minds, and the shocking things players did early the development of Ultima Online.

    Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/nzlNq_yiO2Y

    • 58 min
    Samuel Hulick: User Onboarding

    Samuel Hulick: User Onboarding

    Samuel Hulick, a renowned UX consultant and leading authority in user onboarding, operates the well-known website useronboard.com. Through this platform, he expertly deconstructs the initial experiences of popular apps and services, showcasing his insights into effective user onboarding processes.

    Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/YFFw5u_Aq-s

    • 38 min
    Jason Hreha: Building Habit-Forming Products

    Jason Hreha: Building Habit-Forming Products

    Jason Hreha is a behavioral scientist, formerly Global Head of Behavioral Sciences at Walmart, who uses his knowledge of human behavior to build better products. With a decade of applying behavioral science to tech challenges, he co-founded Walmart's Behavioral Science Team and pioneered Behavioral Strategy as an interdisciplinary approach. He studied human biology and neuroscience at Stanford University, and is currently co-founder and CEO of Persona, the Startup Assistant company.

    • 25 min
    Alfie Kohn: Thriving Beyond Competition

    Alfie Kohn: Thriving Beyond Competition

    Alfie Kohn is an American author and lecturer in education, parenting, and human behavior. The author of fourteen books and hundreds of articles, he is a proponent of progressive education and a strong critic of competition and rewards. Kohn has been described by Time magazine as “perhaps the country’s most outspoken critic of education’s fixation on grades [and] test scores.”

    Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/Jqcw_0v8ooE

    • 29 min
    Adrian Hon: Making Zombies, Run!

    Adrian Hon: Making Zombies, Run!

    Adrian Hon is an English writer and game designer, known for his expertise in alternate reality games and transmedia storytelling. As the CEO of Six to Start, he created the bestselling fitness game "Zombies, Run!" and authored books like "You've Been Played" (2022) and "A History of the Future in 100 Objects" (2020). He studied neuroscience at Cambridge, UCSD, and Oxford, and has spoken at TED, Long Now Foundation, GoogleX, and Disney Imagineering.

    Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/n8Nm7YEwfCI

    • 43 min

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