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Jesse Schell

Game Designer, CEO of Schell Games & Author of "The Art of Game Design"

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 Jesse Schell Biography

Jesse Schell is the founder and CEO of Schell Games. Since starting Schell Games in 2002, Schell has grown it into the largest full-service educational and entertainment game development company in the United States. Under his leadership, Schell Games has produced an amazing array of innovative and award-winning educational and entertainment experiences, including the I Expect You To Die franchise, Happy Atoms, Until You Fall, and some of the most popular interactive theme park attractions in the world.

He is the author of the critically acclaimed book "The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses." The book captured Game Developer magazine's coveted "Front Line Award" for 2008. A third edition was released in 2019 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the book.

Schell also serves as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University.

Schell has worked on a wide variety of innovative game and simulation projects for both entertainment and education, but he is also known for his predictions about the future of gaming technology. Before starting Schell Games, Schell was the Creative Director of the Disney Imagineering Virtual Reality Studio, where he worked and played for seven years as a designer, programmer, and manager on numerous projects for Disney theme parks DisneyQuest. He is a previous chair of the International Game Developers Association.

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The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses

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  • How Games Will Change the Future: Exploring the Rapid Advance of Games in Business, Education, Healthcare & Much, Much More

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Jesse Schell

Game Designer, CEO of Schell Games & Author of "The Art of Game Design"

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Jesse Schell Biography

Jesse Schell is the founder and CEO of Schell Games. Since starting Schell Games in 2002, Schell has grown it into the largest full-service educational and entertainment game development company in the United States. Under his leadership, Schell Games has produced an amazing array of innovative and award-winning educational and entertainment experiences, including the I Expect You To Die franchise, Happy Atoms, Until You Fall, and some of the most popular interactive theme park attractions in the world.

He is the author of the critically acclaimed book "The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses." The book captured Game Developer magazine's coveted "Front Line Award" for 2008. A third edition was released in 2019 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the book.

Schell also serves as Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Entertainment Technology at Carnegie Mellon University.

Schell has worked on a wide variety of innovative game and simulation projects for both entertainment and education, but he is also known for his predictions about the future of gaming technology. Before starting Schell Games, Schell was the Creative Director of the Disney Imagineering Virtual Reality Studio, where he worked and played for seven years as a designer, programmer, and manager on numerous projects for Disney theme parks DisneyQuest. He is a previous chair of the International Game Developers Association.

Jesse Schell Videos

  • Jesse Schell - The Pleasure Revolution: Why Games Will Lead the ...
  • TEDxUniPittsburgh - Jesse Schell - The Future is Beautiful - YouTube
  • Jesse Schell @ DICE2010 (Part 1) - YouTube

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Jesse Schell Speaking Topics

  • How Games Will Change the Future: Exploring the Rapid Advance of Games in Business, Education, Healthcare & Much, Much More

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  • How to book Jesse Schell?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Jesse Schell for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Jesse Schell, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Jesse Schell or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Jesse Schell?

    Booking fees for Jesse Schell, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Jesse Schell, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Jesse Schell?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Jesse Schell for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Jesse Schell for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Jesse Schell or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Jesse Schell or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Jesse Schell is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as How Games Will Change the Future: Exploring the Rapid Advance of Games in Business, Education, Healthcare & Much, Much More. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jesse Schell for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Jesse Schell generally travels from Pittsburgh, PA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Brenda Louise Romero, Maxwell Planck, Curt Schilling, Robert Cialdini and Shawn Achor. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jesse Schell for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Jesse Schell Speaker Videos

  • Jesse Schell - The Pleasure Revolution: Why Games Will Lead the ...
    TEDxUniPittsburgh - Jesse Schell - The Future is Beautiful - YouTube
  • Jesse Schell @ DICE2010 (Part 1) - YouTube

Jesse Schell Speaking Topics

  • How Games Will Change the Future: Exploring the Rapid Advance of Games in Business, Education, Healthcare & Much, Much More

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