Yu-kai Chou


Yu-kai Chou is an Author and International Keynote Speaker on Gamification and Behavioral Design. He is the Original Creator of the Octalysis Framework for Behavioral Design , and the author of Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. He is currently President of The Octalysis Group, and has been a regular speaker/lecturer on gamification and motivation worldwide, including at organizations like Google, Tesla, Stanford University, LEGO, TEDx, SxSW, Gamified India, Huawei, the Innovation Center in Denmark, Kingdom of Bahrain government, and many more.

Yu-kai was one of the earliest pioneers in Gamification, starting his work in the industry in 2003. In 2015, Yu-kai was rated #1 among the “Gamification Gurus Power 100” by RISE, and was also awarded “Gamification Guru of the Year Award” for both 2014 and 2015 by the World Gamification Congress based in Europe.  He has helped a variety of companies, from seed stage startups to Fortune 500 companies such as LEGO, Accenture, eBay, Huawei, Fidelity, AIG Japan, Verizon, HP, Ericsson, Cisco, Wells Fargo, and more. His work has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider,The World Journal, PBS, NBC, and many more.

Yu-kai is a Board Advisor for many organizations and companies through out North America, Europe, and Asia, including HatchPad.co (crowdfunding site for young entrepreneurs), Capfields (IT Sourcing company based in Luxembourg), DreamsCloud (biggest company that gathers dreams), Ongo (gamified health platform), BALANCE Edutainment (creators of Pacha’s Pajamas), Loki Studios (creators of Geomon and sold to a Yahoo), The Catch (Gamified Dating Site), Lucky Diem, and many more.

Yu-kai is a follower of Christ, and his other hobbies include playing/teaching chess, writing/playing string quartet pieces, writing Chinese novels, rating high quality movies, though he rarely has time for these hobbies.

Selena Shan



California Early childhood Credentialed Site Supervisor

Master of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY

MBA, National Taipei University, Taiwan

Awarded the Certificate of Christian Counseling by the Christian Leadership Institute

Work Experience

Taught Mathematics at an after school institution, Chineses classes , Math classes
Taught Mathematics at an after school institution in Taiwan
Taught many years at Church’s Sunday School, Chinese classes Church’s zone leader



雙碩士學位Master’s Degrees in:
應用數學及統計Applied Mathematics and Statistics, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY
企管碩士MBA, Taiwan

基督神學院 關懷輔導証書
Ohlone College的相關幼教課程




Judy Hua

I’m an Assistant professor in Accounting and be a master thesis and doctoral dissertation advisor both in Taiwan and USA . I taught emerging accounting issues, management accounting, corporate financial management and Business Research Methods at undergraduate and graduate levels for over 9 years. I Devoted myself to academic research at financial accounting standards, auditing market, corporate governance, derivatives, market efficiency and had several papers published in outstanding journals. I organized several seminars/workshop/ conference on Taiwan Financial Accounting Standards amendments, IFRS convergence, and accounting education issues of IFRS adoption. I also serve on Taiwan Accounting Association committee and carried out some research projects about finance issues funded by National science council.

I was in charge of Fine Art and Music Education program in Mission valley elementary school for 6 years. I also participated costume design and making in local musical theater, Choir and ballet performances. The local musical shows I work for including: Honk, Seussical the Music, My son Pinocchio, Little Mermaid, High School Music and Alice in Wonder Land. Besides costume design, I make stage decoration, background and props for several school events, Bay area Chinese New Year events. Now, I teach math, cooking art and Hand craft at I Fly Young for years. I’m also a teaching cooking-class as a special chef guest in TV programs.

Xun Wang  王 勋

Joy Forerunner Acupuncture Clinic


Esther Kuo


1999-2001 Santa Monica College Nursing Program

2002 Cal State Long Beach

2004 Dental School


2001-2005 Santa Monica acupuncture receptionist

2005-2007 Implant Specialist Dental Assistant

從高中開始就在主日學服事. Started Sunday School service in High School.

喜歡跟孩子在一起玩耍. Likes to have fun with kids.

自己現有四個男孩子, 現職是家庭主婦。Has four kids (all boys !)

在愛飛揚工作兩年了. Worked at I Fly Young for 2 years now.

喜歡看見孩子在學習中玩樂. Likes to see children have fun while learning.

很開心與他們一起成長. Happy to be growing along with the children.

Wendy Chen

The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Masters in Health Sciences (MHS) in Maternal and Child Health.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, PhD in Health Policy and Administration

曾任 Program Associate at the California Endowment (largest health foundation in California); Lecturer for the undergraduate and graduate programs at the Department of Health Sciences, San Jose State University; Senior Associate at Lu & Associates (a nonprofit health care consulting firm).



曾任職於The California Endowment (加州最大健康基金會), 聖荷西加州州立大學健康科學係大學部及研究所講師,和Lu & Associates高級顧問。

Rachel Chen

Rachel Chen is a high school senior at John F. Kennedy High School. She will be attending University of California San Diego this fall as a Marine Biology major.

Emma Peng

Emma Peng, Green Forest’s Art Director, has over 14 years of professional experience as a children’s art teacher and art director.

Her passion for children’s art education led her to study with full scholarships at both the National Taiwan University of Art (Fine Art Major) and National Taipei University of Education (Masters in Art Education).  Her artistic accomplishments include artwork commissioned by the President of Taiwan as gifts to foreign diplomats.

In Taiwan, Emma founded 4 fine art studios that grew to over 1,000 students, with 18 instructors.  After moving to the U.S., Emma founded Green Forest Art Studio and currently resides with her family in the East Bay.

Luanne Wang

創意十足,有愛心,能引發學生學習動力,又能帶領學生挖深學習內容的"Lulu 老師" !!

是個有愛心,Open minded 的老師,喜歡不同人文風情與文化,旅遊足跡遍及各國。畢業於加州州立大學Cal poly , Pomona 分校主修人資,擅長人力招攬與分配,對孩子有很細膩的敏感度,因為非常喜歡小孩,在台灣曾擔任幼教啟蒙英文老師,教學活潑與彈性,喜歡用故事與遊戲的方式,引導孩子喜歡上語文,奠定了我對教學的熱情。

來美國以後擔任主日學老師與統籌六年以上經驗,相信用愛教導尊重的重要,相互尊重帶來好秩序的教室環境,才能產生好的學習效果,一直是我教學理念!在蒙特梭利的訓練課程中,學到了老師不是只有教導授業,而是需要觀察每個孩子的興趣與性向, 發現每個孩子其實都需要客製化的教導方式!


Clara Yang


BA in Selected Studies in Education

Teaching Experience

Teaching in inclusive special and elementary classrooms grades 1-4 in the New York public school system
Youth leader, mentor, and tutor via church, Child Advocates of Silicon Valley, Compassion Network, and Exceptional Family Services (elementary school- young adult)