Katie Salen is Professor of Design and Technology at Parsons the New School for Design. She isthe coauthor of Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals and coeditor ofThe Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology and The Ecology ofGames: Connecting Youth, Media and Learning, all published by the MIT Press. She is alsoExecutive Director of Institute of Play, a design-led games and learning nonprofit.
Eric Zimmerman is a game designer, game design theorist, and co-founder and CEO of gameLab. He has taught at universities including MIT, the University of Texas, Parsons School of Design, New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, and the School of Visual Arts.