Opening up the conversation

Date: Friday 1st September


I discuss how we used facilitation to generate effective conversations in PikPok to create meaningful improvements in the way we work and support game teams as they go through pre-production and beyond.

About the speaker

Jaques is  an agile coach that has worked in game development as a Game Designer, Producer, Product Manager and more over more than ten years. Markus led the most recent PikPok agile change effort and brought key ideas into the company like Professional Coaching and Facilitation, among other things. Markus was honored by the Influence Digest as one of Top 15 Coaches In Wellington In 2021 and 2022. His vision is that every person working in a team feels valuable, empowered and purposeful! In addition to his work as an agile coach in PikPok, and as an Executive Leadership Development Coach with Mind Forge. He is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Immediate Past President of the New Zealand Branch, Markis is also an ICF Coach Mentor with Coach Masters Academy New Zealand Australia and Fantasy Author.