Alice Taylor - founder and CEO MakieLab. MakieLab is a brand new kind of toys & games company, developing network-aware, customisable toys and games that talk to each other. Started in March 2011 by Alice Taylor and three co-founders: Sulka Haro (Habbo), Luke Petre (Little Big Planet), and Jo Roach (Channel 4, Somethin' Else), MakieLab is developing its first network toy line: locally-made dolls & action figures.
Previous to MakieLab, Alice was Commissioning Editor for Education at Channel 4, where she commissioned multiple award-winning games and media targeting teens & tweens, including a BAFTA for Bow Street Runner and Best Game at SXSW. Alice writes a personal games-centric blog, Wonderland and has contributed variously on the subjects of games, new media and technology for the BBC, New Statesman, The Guardian, and more.