Chris Swain is a game designer, educator and co-author of the textbook Game Design Workshop. He co-founded the EA Game Innovation Lab at USC and currently directs the USC Games Institute, which is a collaboration between the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Viterbi School of Engineering, and Annenberg School for Communications. Chris’s game research projects include: The Redistricting Game in collaboration with the Annenberg Center, Immune Attack Funding in collaboration with Brown University and Federation of American Scientists, ELECT-BiLat and ELECT urbanSIM – produced for the USC Institute for Creative Technologies and many others. Prior to USC, Swain worked on games for Microsoft, Sony, Disney, Activision, and Acclaim. He was a founding member of the New York design firm R/GA Interactive. At R/GA, he led over 100 projects for clients that included AOL, Warner Brothers, PBS, Intel, Children’s Television Workshop and many more.