Mario Herger

Mario Herger

CEO, Author, and Innovation Expert

"I help organizations make work more fun and be more innovative."

MARIO HERGER is CEO and partner of Enterprise Gamification Consultancy LLC, a global consulting company with top experts on gamification, innovation, and intrapreneurship.

Formerly a Senior Innovation Strategist at SAP Labs in Palo Alto, California (where he had worked for the past 15 years) and as Global Head of the Gamification Initiative at SAP, he has encountered and supported efforts on gamification, innovation, and mobile app development in the enterprise from multiple levels and departments, like Sales, Support, Marketing, Communities, Sustainability, On Demand, Mobile, HR, Training & Education, Banking, etc.

He has driven the awareness around gamification and innovation inside and outside SAP by organizing and leading innovation events around this topic, holding full day workshops, working with gamification and innovation platform- & service-providers and game studios, and by incorporating them into SAP's and other companies’ strategies.

He is the co-author of the book Gamification at Work: Designing Engaging Business Software.

Mario is also the founder of the Austrian Innovation Center Silicon Valley, connecting Austrian startups and companies with the innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley.