September 01st, 2022

Dr. Johanna Pirker

Dr. Johanna Pirker is a computer scientist focusing on games. She is an active supporter of the indie dev community and organizes the annual conference “Game Dev Days”. She has lengthy experience in developing games and VR experiences. She started in the industry at EA and still consults studios in the \eld of games user research. In 2011/12 she started researching VR experiences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. At the moment she teaches game development at TU Graz and researches with a focus on AI, data analysis, and VR. Johanna was listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list of science professionals.