Kevin Werbach

Kevin Werbach is an associate professor of Legal Studies at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and the founder of Supernova Group, a technology consulting firm.

A leading expert on Internet and telecommunications policy, Werbach served on the Obama Administration’s Presidential Transition Team, and then advised the FCC and Department of Commerce on broadband issues. He is a pioneer in the emerging field of gamification, the co-author of For the Win: How Game Thinking Can Revolutionize Your Business, and creator of the Coursera Gamification massive open online course (MOOC), with over 300,000 enrollments. He was named Wharton’s first-ever “Iron Prof” in 2010. Earlier in his career, he edited the influential technology newsletter Release 1.0, and helped develop the US Government’s Internet and e-commerce policies as FCC Counsel for New Technology Policy in the Clinton Administration.


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