Ian Bogost is an author and game designer. He is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and Professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he also holds an appointment in the Scheller College of Business. Bogost is also a Contributing Editor at The Atlanticand Founding Partner at Persuasive Games LLC. He is the author or co-author of many books, including Persuasive Games and Alien Phenomenology, and the co-editor of the book and essay series Object Lessons (Bloomsbury/The Atlantic) and Platform Studies (MIT). His latest book is How to Talk About Videogames.