Expert in product, service and software design
Dr. Paul Ralph is an author, scientist, consultant and computer science lecturer at The University of Auckland. His expertise broadly concerns the design of products, services, software, games and other complex systems. Paul's research on software and game development has been published in premier software engineering and information systems outlets, including the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), the Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) and Information and Software Technology. Additionally, he has written editorials on technology, education and design for influential outlets including Business Insider, Lifehacker and The Conversation. Paul is the founding director of the Auckland Game Lab, co-founder of the AIS Special Interest Group for Game Design and Research (SIGGAME) and chair of the International Workshop on Theory-Oriented Software Engineering. Paul holds a PhD in management from the University of British Columbia. Previously he was a lecturer at the Lancaster University Management School, the highest rated management research institution in the United Kingdom.